Geared or raw lifting? Why?

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It depends what your goal is.

If your goal is to compete, then train like you’ll compete.

If your goal is general fitness in power lifting/olympic lifting, why not ? deadlift straps are the obvious example. the deadlift is great for building leg strength, posterior chain, etc. but what’s the first point of failure - usually grip strength. so why not overcome grip strength to work on that sick back you’ve always wanted.

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Two totally different types of lifting. I've owned squat suits and bench shirts. Wasn't for me. The movements are different, you almost always need a crew to train with, and the pressure while lifting in a shirt or suit is crazy likely due to the increased load.

If you have a local crew that trains geared, give it a go.

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