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Lifting with Boxing Mouth Guard?

Hello, why some peoples use that when they training, can u fuck ur teeth in gym? That help to squeeze ur teeth when u lift ? Thank

Some people clench their teeth when they lift. Other people find it helpful to have something to bite down on while lifting to maintain tension in lifting.

I did it for a while. Then I didn’t. Preferred it without.

Yes. I’ve tried using one after splitting a couple of my molars and chipping a couple others, but I didn’t like that either, and my teeth are fucked anyways, so why bother?

I have teammates who use this. I don’t

Ok ok i was curious, i will try when i can lift a heavy weight, but i was thinking that some people who lift heavy weight squeeze their teeth maybe to much and they can fuck them, so it depend