New Barbell Design: ~20% Increased Pectoralis Activity, Dumbbell-ish + Natural Movement, Lower Load, Lower Injury Risk – Is the ‘Free-Grip’ Barbell Worth Investing in? – Workout Fitness Article

Don’t pre-order yet: We don’t know if you are a ‘responder’ and even if you are whether your gains will actually benefit from allegedly increased muscle activity (eventually it’s not even clear that high EMG = high motor unit activity, cf. Vigotsky 2017). The promise of achieving greater muscle activity at lower weights while embracing the strengths of barbells (stability, easily rackable) and dumbbells (natural/optimal movement pattern) is yet intriguing, I must admit 😏. The “good old barbell” is just…

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This Week in Grip Episodes 66-70 – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

This Week in Grip Episodes 66-70 – Diesel Crew This Week in Grip Episodes 66-70 Time to get caught up a little bit on This Week in Grip. Incidentally, I created a Playlist for the Podcast, so if you’re new to the show, you can start right from the beginning and get caught up: This Week in Grip Complete Playlist Episode 66 – Hand Shake Power & Rich Williams’ 560 Axle Episode 67 – Joe Sullivan and the Cross Canada…

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Training for Grip Strength with Jujimufu and Tom Boyden – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

Training for Grip Strength with Jujimufu and Tom Boyden – Diesel Crew Jujimufu and Tom Boyden visited PEAK Strength and Fitness last week and we helped them out with their grip technique. Especially on Grippers, technique is a major factor. This is evidenced by the fact that Juji was able to close a #3 gripper for the first time ever, after we covered gripper technique with him. They took a bunch of footage and put out the first video last…

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This Week in Grip – Episodes – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

This Week in Grip – Episodes – Diesel Crew This Week in Grip – Episodes This Week in Grip – Episode 60 – Grip Feats From July This Week in Grip – Episode 59 – Northeastern Grip Challenge This Week in Grip – Episode 58 – A Legend, Lifts & a Lighter Get Started with Grip Training and Feats of Strength TodayGrab This DVD Set and Go Full Steam Ahead! Articles You Might Also Like: Tags: grip, grip sport, grip…

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This Week in Grip Episodes 45 through 54 – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

This Week in Grip Episodes 45 through 54 – Diesel Crew This Week in Grip Episodes 45 through 54 Sorry for skipping over these. I was so proud of Luke for winning NAGS this year, I forgot to post the rest of the catch-up episodes that I had missed. They are below: This Week in Grip – Episode 45 – California’s Strongest Hands This Week in Grip – Episode 46 – 2018 Canadian National Grip Championship This Week in Grip…

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When is the Next Grip Contest? – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

When is the Next Grip Contest? – Diesel Crew When is the Next Grip Contest? I am starting up a new list, devoted solely to communicating when the next sanctioned Grip Contests are taking place. I am contacted all the time by people wanting to know, and this will be the easiest way to keep everyone informed. All you need to do is put your information in the boxes below and I will send you notifications when the next contests…

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2018 NAGS Champion – Luke Raymond – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

2018 NAGS Champion – Luke Raymond – Diesel Crew Here’s a write-up from 2018 North American Grip Sport Absolute Champion, Luke Raymond, 93kg weight class Well to start I definitely did not think that I was going to win at the start of the day with Eric Roussin and fellow Canadians including Justin Major and Tom Bryson I was hoping to sneak into the top 3 overall. To start the day I woke up at 4:15am super anxious for the…

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This Week in Grip – Episodes 40 through 44 – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

This Week in Grip – Episodes 40 through 44 – Diesel Crew This Week in Grip – Episodes 40 through 44 This Week in Grip-Episode 40 – CA Strongest Hands, 2018 Predictions & Goals This Week in Grip – Episode 41 – Feats and Pizzles This Week in Grip – Episode 42 – Finnish Nationals and a New Product Review This Week In Grip – Episode 43 – Hands-on Grip Games This Week in Grip – BONUS SHOW! Episode 44…

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This Week in Grip – Episodes 37, 38 & 39 – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

This Week in Grip – Episodes 37, 38 & 39 – Diesel Crew This Week in Grip – Episodes 37, 38 & 39 This Week in Grip is the (nearly) weekly podcast show that Allen Heineck, Riccardo Magni, and I do on YouTube. In This Week in Grip, we discuss the latest things going on in the sport of grip, as well as feats of grip strength that we see posted on-line, grip training topics, grip q&a’s, oldtime strongman feats,…

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Greasing the Groove for Gippers? – Diesel Crew – Workout Fitness Article

Greasing the Groove for Gippers? – Diesel Crew Greasing the Groove for Gippers? I got a question on my YouTube Channel about Greasing the Groove for Grippers, and I answered it in a recent video. Mainly, the writer wants to know if the commonly known “Greasing the Groove” method, which is often used for Pull-ups, Push-ups, and other strength maneuvers, can work to help increase crushing strength with Grippers. Additional Resources: Articles You Might Also Like: Tags: grip, gripper, gripper…

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