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Grip Strength: Overhand vs Hammer Grip


#1

Hello there,

first post here. Have been training for 2 years now.
My max deadlift is 160kg (352 pounds).

I have some weird grip problems. Whenever I try to do sets of deadlifts (e.g. 5 reps with 308 lbs) my grip gives out, before I can complete the set. Or I tear a callus.
It does not matter if I use an overhand or pinch grip. Mixed grip is not an option for me.

Yet at the same time I can easily walk 2 minutes and more with my DL max (352 lbs) in the farmer's walk.

Why is there such a huge discrepancy in my grip strength?

Any help is highly appreciated.

Thanks!


#2

using chalk? mixed grip?


#3

Straps?