Hook grip – Tue 7.12.16
The hook grip is where you push the palm of your hand tight against the bar, grab the bar by wrapping your thumb around it, and then grasp your thumb and the bar tightly with your fingers. Most people can grab the thumb with the first two fingers while their other two fingers directly grab the bar. This technique really helps you lift more weight off the platform, especially when you accelerate for the second pull in the Clean and the Snatch.
It takes about two weeks for one to grow accustomed to and comfortable with the hook grip. But while it may hurt, there is no damage being done. Stay with it and it will get easier!
Strength: Snatch Grip Deadlift 3-3-3-3-3
*Pull the weight nice and controlled till you get past the knees, then put some speed on the bar! Add a quick shrug at the top.
5 rounds for time of:
– 12 Deadlifts (155/100#)
– 9 Hang Power Clean (155/100#)
– 6 Push Jerk (155/100#)
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