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Nick Cummings
02-13-2007, 06:04 PM
This is going to sound dumb. How do you develope strength in the false grip? My ideas include false grip hangs for time and partial range of motion false grip pull-ups. Thanks for any suggestions.

Greg Everett
02-13-2007, 07:43 PM
You got it - spend time in a false grip. Hangs, pull-ups, negative muscle-ups, etc. Just don't overtax the grip and regress.

Scott Kustes
02-14-2007, 11:37 AM
Do your deadlifts false grip style. I can't max my deadlift that way cause at about 330 or so my thumbs start bleeding, but it has improved my grip.

Mike ODonnell
02-14-2007, 11:43 AM
our you could play Rodeo false grip style....

That's where you have your GF/Wife in poneytails.....and (next part edited for content.........)....then call her the wrong name.....hold on for time.....

Allen Yeh
02-14-2007, 03:25 PM
The false grip kills my wrists even with just hanging in the false grip and supporting some of my BW with my legs. So is the advice just to suck it up and try to work through it?

Greg Everett
02-14-2007, 08:40 PM
where/how does it kill your wrists?

Allen Yeh
02-15-2007, 01:08 PM
where/how does it kill your wrists?

The inside of the wrist above the ulna.

Greg Everett
02-15-2007, 01:48 PM
sounds like you might be gripping too high up on the side of the rings. place your hands where you would want them for a dip and go from there.