The Hook Grip and Why You SHOULDN’T Go Mixed Grip On Deadlift Day

By Craig Hysell

Sometimes it’s just nice to hear others reiterate how to hold onto a barbell (and tell you WHY it’s important). But, far from just looking for people who preach what we preach, we’re always looking for the next little nugget of great information.

To that end, sometimes we have to admit to ourselves that another way just might be better. Derek Boyer tells us why 28mm barbells are important (like the ones you have at CTF) and why mixed grip might just be a gigantic no-no on deadlift day.


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