I know pretty much everyone on this site will say to not use lifting straps for anything except the last few sets of extremely heavy rack pulls.
But, my question is: Do people use straps for hang cleans? For some reason, when I do them (currently, without straps) I feel that I’m going to drop the bar.
To my next quick question: whats the ettiquette on doing cleans? My gym doesnt have bumper plates but the floor is ovbiously the heavy duty rubber gym mats. Would it be ok for me to drop the bar? My orthopedist said it was ok for me to do cleans, but recomends me not catching the bar at my thighs due to a torn labrum.