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  1. #271
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    I very much appreciated the video. I don't really have shoulder pain but then again I can't get them to work as well as they should. Maybe some variation of this would help me. Thanks for the explanation.

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    9/11/2019 Forget Hell!

    Press and Arc
    42x5
    89x5x3

    Squat
    0x5x2
    45x5
    135x3
    212.5x5x3 finally back to pre trip numbers

    Deadlift
    135x3
    240x5
    275x0 going for a heavier single... trying hook grip.

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    9/15/2019

    bench
    45x5
    95x5
    145x5x3

    squat trying the straps on light day
    45x5x2
    95x5
    165x5x3 my faith in the straps only went so far. not to my 80% 165 set. If I was actually injured, I'd probably push it some.

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    9/18/2019 Wednesday wt: 261.5

    Press / Arc
    42x5
    90x5x3 9 min rest

    Squat
    0x5x2
    45x5
    135x5
    215x5x3 10 min rest

    Deadlift been working on hook grip
    135x5
    185x3 10 min rest
    242.5x0 Hook
    242.5x0 Hook 1"
    242.5x0 mixed To knees
    242.5x0 straps bad setup
    242.5x0 straps air on one side

    Hook grip trials started with using a hook grip on my Airdyne. (that's about 50 minutes)
    I gripped the bar using a hook grip for my squat sets before "actual setup"... just to get used to the feel.
    Hook felt great in warmup.

    I think I'll score this a progress toward learning the hook grip.
    and fail on the work set.

    Frustration is commonly the difference between what you would like to be and what you are willing to sacrifice to become what you would like to be. - Unknown

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    The hook grip is tough to learn or perhaps tough to tolerate. It took me a few times but I started with warm up weights. After a few weeks I could tolerate up to 315 if I really really worked past the pain to my thumbs. Usually I switch to reverse grip at 315. So far the reverse grips carries me through the top weight without any trouble. I have other troubles, but not that one.

    See you next month, God willing.

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    The hook grip was designed by satan

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