So apparently gripper work DOES help with holding strength

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  1. Chris3G

    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    I've been working with the CoC trainer for just few days now....when i got it i was struggling for a few reps in each hand and now i can get 20 good reps, left and right.

    Today i was able to deadlift and hold 285 double overhand and 335 over-under without any problem at all, whereas before grip always became an issue with these weights.

    Granted my grip sucked to begin with and we're not talking about a lot of weight here, so i'd imagine at some point the difference between crushing strength and holding strength will start to be more apparent. But if you are a beginner and have grip issues like i did, picking up one of these grippers may be something to try.

    Guess it's time to order the # 1 too :o
     
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    joy division New Member

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    werd its the bomb... i'm still having issues with #2, but gimme a few months :)
     
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    I'm still on the trainer. I can close it with my right hand 3-4 times, I can almost close it with my left hand. I'm a lightweight :wtc:
     
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    im working on teh 200lb one now. kicking my ass
     
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    What site are you guys ordering from?
     
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    I ordered the #1 and I've been working on it for almost a month now and I still can't all the way close it, I can come within about a centimeter for about 20 reps but I can't close it all the way.. My grip is fairly good though, I can hold over 400 for shrugs, but I can't fucking close a #1..
     
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    It sort of seems like if my hands were a little longer I would be able to close it a lot easier..
     
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    same question
     
  9. Chris3G

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    i got the trainer used from someone on here, but i guess i'll order the # 1 direct from ironmind.. www.ironmind.com
     
  10. Damn it Bobby

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    is the combo deal still going on?

    i'm interested in the trainer and the 1 just to test it out

    edit: and because I'm weak
     
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