I can guarantee the straps are not what strengthened your grip.Originally Posted by Jbeezee
ThisOriginally Posted by Jim2542
Well todays chest workout was unreal!
I was a little gun shy about throwing around some weight but my back held up just fine. From last week I feel that my bench has grown a little from incline,flat and decline. I hit the weights with a lot of aggression today ad it felt great! I usually find it hard to channel aggression when I lift because I'm a pretty calm guy. I usually rely on focus and energy to push out extra weights and reps.
So far so good guys!
I have to use them for my heavier sets of DL and shrugs. But I try to go without them for as long as I am able so I can strengthen my grip to the point where I will no longer need them at all.Originally Posted by kevinhy
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I don't use them for the rows but I also don't row 300 pounds :POriginally Posted by kevinhy
If my grip ever becomes the weak link on an exercise I will use them, for example on later sets of deads or RDLs where my grip has been exhausted but my legs/back can still handle the extra weightOriginally Posted by Jim2542
That's how I tend to use them.Originally Posted by uvawahoowa
Today I did back minus deadlifts.. The work out felt amazing. I am noticing increased vascularity and I am drying out quite a bit. I am sort of bloated though.. Anyone else experience that?
I do squats as part of my leg routine or big lift days. The only reason why I was using a machine when I got hurt was to rep out at the end of my workout. That didn't end well LOL
That's exactly my point. I row 225 for reps and 100-130's for one arm db rows. I like to concentrate on feeling the muscle not worry about grip. Anyway. Back to the OP. not here for a pissing contest about straps bro.Originally Posted by Jim2542
Well I have been off the gym for the last two days but I do very physical work for a living, so I am getting my workouts in! I am looking even more cut and there are veins in my biceps that I've never had before! So far
I haven been able to work out as hard as I wanted to in the first 6 days of this stack.. But I am back at it hitting the weights hard. I am noticing separation now between muscle groups that I didn't have before. Especially in my traps! I can tell my test levels are elevated because I am getting crazy acne on my face and I am pretty quick to get mad without thinking about it. It's day twelve of this cycle and from why I read, the biggest results are yet to come!
I've been hitting the gym hard and my diet has been really good... I feel great and I feel as if I am drying up a bi,but no big gains.. Here's the latest picture. You guys be the judge.