The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Wannabebig Member Big Dan's Avatar
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    Hand Grippers - anyone use them?

    I find my hand grip a bit weak when doing heavy deadlift work, and i also want to firm up my forearms.

    Just wondered if anyone uses them?

    I'm ordering the 200lb version of these to start off with;
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/260936061531

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    Yeah, never used before... If I can't close them i'll just struggle on until I can... set the bar high and all that lol. I don't wanna get anything too light and find them easy.

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    The grippers will not help your supporting grip strength very much (the type that is used to hold onto a deadlift), but they can help to improve your crushing grip strength. Most individuals start off with a 'Trainer' or something with around 100-150 lbs of resistance and then work up from there.
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    Pro Strongman | Moderator Tom Mutaffis's Avatar
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    Also, the standard for grippers are 'Captains of Crush' and they can be purchased via Amazon, Ironmind, etc.
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    Is there anything I can do to improve my grip for deadlifts Tom?

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