Weightlifting straps – When and how should they be used

Weightlifting straps – When and how should they be used

One of many never ending arguments taking place on weight lifting forums revolves around weight lifting straps. Should straps be used on all exercises or just for certain ones? Should you use them for every set or just heavy sets? Do they help you, or are they a disadvantage? Should you even use them in the first place or are they one thing that should be avoided completely?