Improve Grip Strength

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  1. No Gloves, No straps EVER! Chalk up a bit if you need to. Done!


  2. Quote Originally Posted by Boatcop1 View Post
    No Gloves, No straps EVER! Chalk up a bit if you need to. Done!
    The only caveat I will put here is on high-rep DB rows, but only once you're at a certain level of strength somewhere in the 2/3 of your BW area. For example, if you weigh 210 and you can do a set of 15-20 with 140s on DB rows, then straps are fine.
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    The only caveat I will put here is on high-rep DB rows, but only once you're at a certain level of strength somewhere in the 2/3 of your BW area. For example, if you weigh 210 and you can do a set of 15-20 with 140s on DB rows, then straps are fine.
    Agreed, that is a monster row!

  4. Quote Originally Posted by guereca2620 View Post
    Rice digs
    That is intense.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    The only caveat I will put here is on high-rep DB rows, but only once you're at a certain level of strength somewhere in the 2/3 of your BW area. For example, if you weigh 210 and you can do a set of 15-20 with 140s on DB rows, then straps are fine.
    Agreed, or if you have some overuse problems.

  6. Grip responds well to different kinds of static holds. In addition to holding a bar, you can pinch grip different objects that vary in size and shape.
  

  
 

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