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Anyone ever try the “grease the groove” method with grip

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FrankSobotka
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Specifically implements not grippers? 

Been struggling lately to make any progress and thought about bringing my 2.5” Trilobite to work with about 110# (PR was 150, so about 75%). I’d probably do 3 reps 5 times a day each hand. Then increase reps or weight weekly 

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svr

Yep.

It works.

Depending on how you implement KTA, it is greasing the groove.

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FrankSobotka
11 hours ago, svr said:

Yep.

It works.

Depending on how you implement KTA, it is greasing the groove.

Have you done it with a rolling handle? 

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Climber028

Yea this is exactly how laborers develop strong grip without any structured training. 

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Andrew Dube

Not GTG but I had great success using a right/left ladders program. 1/1+2/2+3/3 for three sets on day 1, four sets on day 2, and five sets on day 3. Then I'd add weight and start over. That's 72 reps/hand per week. Given the small size of the muscles involved I think any program that emphasizes volume and frequency (at an appropriate intensity) will work great. Something like the Doug Hepburn routine though maybe 3 or 4 days a week, or any of Steve Justa's singles routines come to mind. 

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FrankSobotka

@Andrew Dube I like that, I’ve always enjoyed ladders for other stuff but never thought about it for grip through 

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acorn

Yes, yes we have

 

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FrankSobotka
3 hours ago, acorn said:

Yes, yes we have

 

Care to share details? 

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Shoggoth

I remember Ben years ago doing a gtg type training with the rolling thunder where (I think) he set it outside the washroom and would do lifts every time he went to and left. I did something similar years ago where I left one at the foot of my stairs with the same intent. Spouse would limit such things now though. 

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Wannagrip
On 6/6/2019 at 8:35 PM, svr said:

Yep.

It works.

Depending on how you implement KTA, it is greasing the groove.

Yup. :)

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