deadlifting with gloves?
- 04-03-2009, 01:39 PM
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04-03-2009, 03:02 PM
04-03-2009, 04:47 PM
yeah... chalk is pretty cheap... I recommend it. Gloves will just reduce your grip strength. Wrist straps are also another route to try.
SFW and GFH
04-03-2009, 05:49 PM
You can get 8 2oz. bars for $12.95 at prowriststraps.com or 1 bar for $1.95. You can also get high quality wrist straps ascheap as $8, but they won't help grip strength as much as chalk.
04-03-2009, 08:18 PM
04-03-2009, 08:24 PM
I use gloves and at times I forget them and just lift, what I would suggest is the new grips at bb.com I'll see if I can get a link Grips
04-03-2009, 08:46 PM
04-03-2009, 09:46 PM
04-03-2009, 10:02 PM
04-03-2009, 10:04 PM
04-03-2009, 10:06 PM
Yea, I like deadlifting no gloves better although the pain and calluses suck but real woman like hard working men.
04-03-2009, 10:07 PM
"I am legally blind and if I can Squat,deadlift and over all get myself to the gym then anyone can get their a$$ in gear and get strong!!" - malleus25
04-07-2009, 12:32 AM
04-07-2009, 12:48 AM
04-07-2009, 06:43 AM
04-08-2009, 02:56 AM
04-08-2009, 12:15 PM
For this threads sake, for the past week I didn't wear gloves. I was able to grip the bar better. I felt a stronger connection. The only negative is that my palms are a little beat up now. This is easily overlooked tho. The outcome is I will never wear gloves again. Better grip without.
04-08-2009, 10:46 PM
They don't let you use gloves in powerlifting competitions...nuff said. I don't use gloves--and I'm a girl.
04-09-2009, 11:05 AM
wait.. someone said chalk helps more than straps? i duno on that one
but personally, i cant use gloves at all. my little brother just started lifting and he got some gloves... i was tempted to throw them away. rough hands make a man
04-09-2009, 11:09 AM
04-09-2009, 11:30 AM
Gloves are going to change the width of the bar in your hands which will force you to squeeze harder to hold one, which will increase your grip strength over time. I don't think using the hardbinger leather gloves are going to make a big difference in strength, but if your using some work gloves that makes a noticeable difference. Since I lift in a garage I have used some different gloves in the winter to keep my hands from freezing to the bar and they all taxed my grip more than just lifting normal. I usually only wore the gloves for my warm up sets which are all preformed with a double overhand grip, but for your max sets I wouldnt think gloves would be to beneficial.
Muscle Pharm Rep
04-10-2009, 10:10 PM
05-13-2009, 01:58 AM
Deadlifts are an exercise that works the full body, with an exception to lifts that aren't utilized to full potential like the chest; however, with this in mind each muscle group should progress in the deadlift. With this in mind, IMO you should avoid hand straps and just use chalk and develop your grip in proportion to your deadlift.
05-13-2009, 02:07 AM
05-13-2009, 02:15 AM
05-13-2009, 10:37 AM
05-13-2009, 12:41 PM
Grip strength is a significant part of a deadlift, it also can be categorized as functional strength seeing it has potential carryover into the real world. Deadlift strength is about strengthening the entire body and growing as a whole, not picking out your favorite bodypart and abandoning the ones that aren't enhancing in their ability to generate more force.
With this in mind, the proper approach would be strengthening the grip by utilization of the grip strength in specialized grip movements.
05-13-2009, 12:45 PM
05-13-2009, 01:01 PM
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