When the strap is tight, the lifter's muscles tense, and the weights move like nothing. ... They are commonly used by bodybuilders and casual gym-goers, but wrist straps can be extremely valuable to powerlifters and other strength athletes, too.
The purpose of a wrist wrap is to provide support to the wrist joint during heavy or max effort lifts in pressing movements and overhead lifts. ... Wrist wraps are certainly worth having for an athlete, but I notice many don't use them correctly. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your training.