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    figured you guys would like this video..

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    no i must try it since only 6 ppl have done it haha.
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    Ryan, that is an AWESOME pinch!


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    Take it from me. I used to do a ton of grip work for armwrestling stuff, that is a CRAZY strong pinch


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    That's amazing. I don't think I can even get a fingertip on 6.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryano View Post
    That's amazing. I don't think I can even get a fingertip on 6.
    Exactly - you've got some monstrous hands.

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    strong

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    WOW!!!
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    I've got to try this.

    EDITED:

    I just went down into my basement where I have a squat rack and some weights ( but I don't train there much anymore ). Anyway, I could do 5 relatively easily ( even though I'm pretty tired from ME benching earlier today ), but URG I don't have 6 10 pound plates.
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    i have massive hands, i should give this a go...it looks hard as HELL
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    Quote Originally Posted by lonesXedge View Post
    i have massive hands, i should give this a go...it looks hard as HELL
    I've done 5 when I was training for strongman - 6 is just nuts.

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    I know there are abunch of you that could do this if you tried.. insane grip strength is relative. If your hand can span the plates...it's only a matter of time before you can pinch 5 to 6. My advice would be to go straight to it without a warmup. IF you don't you could fatigue out fast! I have great crushing grip strength but pinch is hard for me..even though I did the dimes my overall pinch strength sucks. C'mon guys. let's do a pinch challenge and see how many WBB'ers can get 5-6 dimes!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thewicked View Post
    If your hand can span the plates...it's only a matter of time before you can pinch 5 to 6.
    I think my hand could span 7 pretty easily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigTallOx View Post
    I think my hand could span 7 pretty easily.
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    be the first man to do 7

    the issue has already been challenged..i just don't think my hands are long enough.
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    You da man Ox, you gotta give 7 a shot now!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thewicked View Post
    now.


    be the first man to do 7

    the issue has already been challenged..i just don't think my hands are long enough.
    Seriously, I'm going to work on this. Maybe I'm under estimating how thick 7 would be, but 5 was easy, no chalk or anything. I've been doing grip training on my deadlift workout, my next workout this is what I'm going to work.

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    5 is a peach man.. i've done five with 3 fingers now. for reps with both hands and can exchange them once picked up from one hand to another..did it today at work. get 6 man.. then smoke 7. Chalk up the plates and give it a run brutha! if you've got massive hands you've got to check out gripboard.com. Awesome bunch over there too.
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    You should be the one Ox. Your hands have got to be huge as tall as you are.
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    My tiny hands hate you all. They're wicked fat though.
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    on monday i have to try to get 5 or 6...if i do ill get a video at some point haha. I love grip stuff...im going to have to go look at GripBoard.com
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    Here's my question. Ox is 6'8 and more than likely has hands to match his frame. Well, what about guys who are significantly taller than him, and probably have even bigger hands? Shouldn't they be able to pinch 6 plates with relative ease provided there has been some grip training in place? Think Yao Ming...with some grip training, wouldn't/shouldn't he be able to pinch more plates than the average person?


    Either way, bud, that was seriously impressive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbrin0tk View Post
    Think Yao Ming...with some grip training, wouldn't/shouldn't he be able to pinch more plates than the average person?
    I would think so yeah. But it seems most tall people tend not to get into strength training ( I suspect because long limbs results in poor leverages that can be discouraging some times ).

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigTallOx View Post
    I would think so yeah. But it seems most tall people tend not to get into strength training ( I suspect because long limbs results in poor leverages that can be discouraging some times ).
    Right on, man. That does seem to be the norm. I just thought it was interesting how you thought that your hand could probably span 7 plates, ya know, what could some of those really freakishly tall guys span? Pretty interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FFHill View Post
    You should be the one Ox. Your hands have got to be huge as tall as you are.
    I don't if my hands are huge, but I read this on wikipedia...

    The average length of an adult male hand is 189 mm. The average hand breadth for adult males is 84 mm.

    Using this to measure...


    My hand is:
    length is 23 cm, which puts me well above the 99th percentile.
    breadth is 10 cm, which puts me just at the 99th percentile.
    circumference is 26.5 cm, well above the 99th percentile.

    OK, I guess I do have huge hands.
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    your hands are freakishly big. Now go get 7 big boy

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