I used Joe's advice for my grip work and it worked well. I think I will be able to close the CoC #1 soon.
After looking at my haphazzard crush-grip training, Joe commented:
Give this a try:
Walmart Gripper- 2 sets of 5, no setting, slowly squeeze for the first set (about 2 seconds per close), squeeze hard and fast on the second set.
HG 150- 2 sets of 2, no set closes
CoC #1- Quality Singles, slighty set it for proper placement, do as many singles as you can comfortably do, if you can't get any do a couple singles with the HG150 and return
HG 150- 1 set, 1-2 reps shy of failure, no greater than 8 reps, hard and fast.
Plenty of rest between ALL sets.
I stuck to his rules and got 3 good quality singles on the CoC #1. I am going to shift the grip training to a separate day just for this. It requires patience and concentration and I don't think this sort of grip training is suitable for the gym as much.
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