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Old 02-25-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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Liquid chalk, block chalk, loose chalk, ball/bagged chalk...

For those that use chalk, do you have a preference and why? All answers will be useful for others considering purchasing chalk for their training.
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Old 02-25-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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Have used liquid chalk in the past and while its better than no chalk, its not all that great. Sweat quickly compromises the film it puts on the hands and use to much liquid chalk and the thick layer of film also comes off easily which does the grip no good.

Have used loose chalk, block, and the ball. Loose chalk gets everywhere quickly, layer of chalk is usually thin. Block chalk takes some time to get chalk everywhere but gets a lot of chalk on the hands. Ball chalk is mix of the two... nylon stocking-like bag filled with loose chalk... thin layer of chalk over the hands, quickly, and with little mess.

Personally like loose chalk or the ball. Thin layer, everywhere, quickly.
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Old 02-25-2012, 04:38 PM   #3
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I buy blocks but crush to a powder to get best coverage.

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I buy blocks but crush to a powder to get best coverage.

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Old 02-25-2012, 07:59 PM   #5
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Just a warning for Liquid Chalk, can really mess up a good bar. So if you insist on using it brush the knurling when you're done.

I personally prefer chalk in a bag.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:15 PM   #6
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Block chalk. It's cheap. I usually crush it because it tends to break as it when in block form.
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Block chalk and SMASH it here...hehe
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Have never done chalk in a bag. I don't really have a preference.
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i have used both block and bag chalk, but alas both my gyms banned it..... f@*kers, i liked bag chalk as it didnt make as much of a mess and i was able to hide the fact i was using it longer....
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