One of the smallest changes I've made in training over the last couple of months that has had one of the biggest changes in my workouts has been my grip. This isn't an article about building grip strength, there are a lot of articles about this already and I am not an historically strong gripper. … Continue reading Grip and Rip
I have not been a big user of the coveted hook grip in my years of training, however a recent interest in Olympic style lifts has sparked my interest in acquiring the ability to hook grip with heavy weights. I heard on a recent podcast about a neat way to condition the thumb to being … Continue reading Hook Grip for Noobies?
Here are some tips that have helped me overcome the weak link that was my grip. Now there is always room for improvement, but it is no longer the only limiting factor in my lifting. Ditch the gloves Ditch the lifting straps & hooks Use chalk Push through the burn in the forearms Lift heavy weights … Continue reading Grip Training