Sergey Daragan recently lifted 125kg on IronMind’s Rolling Thunder. Photo Credit via IronMind To put that into perspective, here is Sergey with a 230kg (507lbs) single arm deadlift.
After a longer hiatus Grip Strength Radio with Jedd Johnson and Jim Smith is back. Topics: establishing World Grip Organization with weight classes (59kg, 66kg, 74kg, 83kg, 93kg, 105kg, 120kg, +120kg) training for 1 inch dumbbell cleans Link to Audio: m4a (wtf? Y U NO MP3?)
Listen to Iron Radio Podcast #144 with guest Bill Piche (gripboard.com, mashmonster.com) Topic: Grip Strength Training Link to Audio: mp3 (right click + ‘save as’)
Stumbled across this slopy grip training toy. Tickle me GripMo. Looks like fun, but it comes at a hefty $140. So much for that. I like the idea of using odd objects to challenge your grip. But I would probably settle for the Elite FTS Grenades or the good ol’ DIY baseball pull up grips. So the moral of the […]
Q: How does the beast himself, Konstantin Konstantinovs, train his grip? A: with a 350kg (771lb) fat grip (50mm) trap bar box deadlift.
Try this grip intensive pull up variation. Pinch Grip Rafter Pull Ups
Jedd from the DieselCrew posted a detailed review of various thick bar handles. He lists the pros and cons of Tyler Grips, Fat Gripz, and Grip4orce Handles. I own a pair of Fat Gripz, but I don’t use them that often. However it’s a nice addition if you want to mix things up in your training.
In Paleo Solution Podcast #110 Greg Everett shares his opinion on using a mixed grip for deadlifts. Question is at 41:22 on straight leg deadlift grip. Notes: he does not use it (he’s not a powerlifter) doesn’t like position it puts the supinated shoulder in excessive strain on biceps tendon tends to get people facing […]
This post on reddit reminded me how awesome homemade grip strength tools like baseballs, tennis balls and softballs are. If you have ever been to a climbing gym you probably have seen these things before. They are a cheap, but valuable addition to your home gym. Click here for a tutorial by Ross Enamait on how to build your own. […]