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by jjoseph
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats enough for inseason stimulus for legs?
Replies: 15
Views: 8700

Re: Squats enough for inseason stimulus for legs?

I play soccer. It was suggested by a strength coach to do romanian deadlifts as opposed to conventional. I also do hamstring curls, because they help improve the deadlift.
by jjoseph
Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do you feel about using straps
Replies: 10
Views: 5582

Re: How do you feel about using straps

Thanks for the replies. Actually didnt mention but one reason i started using straps is due to forearm tednonitis. Wanted to see if this would help with the flare ups. I think it has but can not be sure since i am limiting curls now due to tendonitis. Never tried chalk, that may be an option in the ...
by jjoseph
Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do you feel about using straps
Replies: 10
Views: 5582

How do you feel about using straps

37 years old, 160lbs, 5'7 Been lifting for about a year. Im finally at the point where deadlifts and shrugs are almost too heavy for me to hold onto if i want to complete a set of 5 or whatever. My deadlift is right around 3 plates. Anything over 225 and my grip fails after a few reps. Same with shr...