Posted 06 April 2012 - 12:31 PM
Posted 15 April 2012 - 03:15 PM
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 08:35 PM
That the greatest joy in life is to crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!
I like that too
Posted 28 June 2012 - 03:35 PM
- squats should be the cornerstone of your training.
- there will be pain; work through it. BUT--
- if nausea accompanies the pain, go see a doctor.
- don't start bending until you've been doing grip training for a while. like a year+ (learned that one the hard way)
- don't just focus on grippers, do a wide variety of exercises. everything boosts everything else.
- take care of the skin on your hands--knurling will tear it off eventually.
Edited by jmatney, 28 June 2012 - 03:50 PM.
Posted 07 July 2012 - 05:25 PM
Posted 13 July 2012 - 02:36 PM
Like any strength training endeavor, without dedication and discipline, you won't reach your potential.
Dedication, discipline and determination!! The 3 "D's"!!
Don't forget the 4th D - DESIRE
Without it you'll find the find the other 3 hard to maintain.
It's one thing to set goals, but it's entirely something else to have and operate with the desire to make them a reality. Joe Kinney comes to mind as a good example. . . .
Desire is the fuel that keeps you going when you would otherwise quit, make excuses, or stray.
I think determination implies desire is there too. If you're determined to do something, there has to be a reason for you to pursue it in the first place. If you choose to pursue something, that means you want it for whatever reason.
Posted 22 July 2012 - 02:05 PM
Posted 01 October 2012 - 04:15 PM
Posted 01 October 2012 - 04:20 PM
Getting your technique right can be the difference between getting that extra rep in or not, whether you're dead lifting, squatting, bench repressing or shutting that goal gripper. Getting the form right is way more important than lifting that heavy ass weight up.
Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:46 PM
Posted 07 July 2013 - 05:22 PM
Before starting to bend steel buy Jedd Johnsons BENDING DVD.
Dont do too much in IMPs only right away. That can really F you up!
Been 4-5 months since I hurt my palms from crushing too much in IMPs too fast and Im still hurt.
Crushing still hurts some what.
Like others said, work your arms, wrists, thumbs, crush, open hand.
Dont keep going if you feel pain coming on, rest and recover and look over your technique and such.
Also be carefull with heavy negs on grippers when you're new too grip.
I hurt my palm with them 4 months after starting to use grippers and I was out for months.
Posted 15 July 2013 - 07:19 PM
Good lessons and a great read. Before training sessions and such the place to be