Wannagrip Posted March 17 Share Posted March 17 The GripBoard Proudly Certifies: Lucas Raymond ************* GripBoard Mash Monster Level 2 This certification is granted by The GripBoard as an independent third party with no ethical or commercial conflict of interest. The Mash Monster Gripper is one of a limited number supplied and controlled by The GripBoard. The gripper is closed with one hand under strict and uniformly ethical and authenticated conditions. This momentous feat was demonstrated on video to assure it will be valid for posterity. Name: Lucas Raymond Age: 38 Height: 6ft Weight: 198lbs Date of Feat: 3/15/2023 How Long Grip Training: 10 years Current Grip Training Program: 5x per month max Other Training Info: Minimal Could you tell us a little about your background in lifting? 15 years general lifting (2007), 10 years grip training (2013) How did you get into grip training? Jedd Johnson You are now a GripBoard Mash Monster, what would you recommend to those aspiring to close this gripper? What does your current grip routine look like? Minimal training overall ~5 training sessions a month. How has your grip routine changed since you first started training your grip? Significantly decreased training volume with other life priorities but able to maintain a fairly high level with small amounts to keep the motor patterns for grip lifts. There seems to be a significant variation in the frequency of grip workouts among trainees. Have you experimented with workout frequency and its effect on your training? In the past yes but too many outside factors come into play for most people (sleep, hydration, work schedule, etc) to really tell. What are your favorite grip exercises? One hand pinch, blob/block weights, vbar lifts What do you believe is the most difficult grip exercise? Tips tester style movements (high risk of pulley injury) What are some of your personal bests in grip exercises? Gripper 20mm Block 170.8 RGC COC 3.5 Blobzilla 1HP 2x25kg + 10 lbs Flask 1H 126lbs Rogue Anvil 281lbs 2x50 Pancake Plate Pinch 1x100 Pancake Plate Pinch + 5lbs What do you believe is the most common mistake made by new grip trainees? Overtraining What do you consider to be the greatest grip feats of all time? Sam Solomi 2x20kg Plate Pinch Clean Do you have any parting advice for readers? Squeeze harder Lucas Raymond, the 67th man in the world to close the Mash Monster Gripper - Level 2 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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