Lifting heavy in the gym may be new territory for you, however, strapping will undoubtedly help you make more gains.
1. Using straps will allow you to fatigue the target muscle without your grip failing first.
2. Weightlifting belts will also reduce strain on your spine when performing compound exercises.
Jason Ferruggia once wrote, "No straps, no traps."
That being said, heres a few items to consider before beginning your training...