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Old 06-23-2012, 10:34 AM   #102
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Originally Posted by elijah View Post
I've thought about straps but was stubborn about it because I thought if you need straps then you need to get a stronger grip. But by the end of my workout my grip strength is toast. Would be a good idea for loading up the shrug bar. Thanks for the reminder.
Back strength is the major factor at improving grip strength. Fazc can tell you more about this. To improve grip, improve your back strength.

My back is strong, I always use straps, and I never struggle with grip when competing.

Just my 2 cents.
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