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How Does This Lift Help Overall Body Strength?

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ChimpGrip    12
ChimpGrip

I've been doing clean and presses with my homemade 3 1/2 thick barbell. I do NOT have big hands, so it is extremely difficult to hold on to.

Does doing cleans with such a thick bar serve much benefit to my grip?

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climber511    2,349
climber511

Do it for a couple years and report back. Questions like this will all answer themselves with some time.

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ChimpGrip    12
ChimpGrip

Will do. I meant to say 3 1/2 inch diameter

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Tank Andrade    345
Tank Andrade

If I could only do one grip exercise it would be axle cleans. Biggest bang for your buck IMO

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Josh O'Dell    853
Josh O'Dell

3 1/2 in axle thats insane, what kinda weighy you pullin?

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ChimpGrip    12
ChimpGrip

Right now I can do 90 lbs, I did that in my workout yesterday. Though I think I can probably do more. what makes it so hard is that my hands are not big at all, and are probably considered small compared to most grown men. my original goal was just to deadlift big weight on but now I'm doing the clean and presses too.

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