Newbie here (you'll see my name all over the place here) but I had a thought on how to extend the life of the straps.
my first strap broke at the "ears." so i suggest not pulling on the ears any more than necessary. just pull the enough to slip yourself out, then pull on the band itself. leave one side attached.
right now my measurements are:
right now, increasing "F" is more important for vanity reasons
cheers to all