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    Question Question about suicide grip question?

    probably a stupid question, just curious.
    I am wondering about my grip. i been using i guess a suicide grip when doing these and when doing skull crushers and close grip bench press. Is this ok to use this grip or am i going to injure myself.

    besides if i drop the weight .

    thanks for your time

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    i'm sure other people can help you with this question Larva. What is a suicide grip?
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    Basically using no thumb to grip the barbell, instead your thumb is on the side with your other fingers. I only rarely use a suicide grip when doing regular barbell bench, I'm not sure about using it on the others. I guess you could, but I think personally I would have a hard time getting a good grip on the skull crushers and closed grip.

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    I use suicide on most of my lifts except regular bench.
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    I would say be carefull when doing close grip, listen to your wrists.

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    I wouldn't use that grip for skull crushers, it has that nickname for a reason.
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    Re: Question about suicide grip question?

    Originally posted by Larva
    probably a stupid question, just curious.
    I am wondering about my grip. i been using i guess a suicide grip when doing these and when doing skull crushers and close grip bench press. Is this ok to use this grip or am i going to injure myself.

    besides if i drop the weight .

    thanks for your time

    I do the same thing man -- easier on my wrists
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    Originally posted by Darkkmind
    I wouldn't use that grip for skull crushers, it has that nickname for a reason.
    I always, and I mean always have used a suicide grip when doing skullcrushers. You will be fine. If you can;t hang onto the weight without droppin it on yourself then go lighter.

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    Yeah, i've never had a problem with that grip and skullcrushers. Actually feels more secure to me
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    If you haven't dropped it on ourself by now, you should be ok.
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    thanks guys for your replys ill keep at it, i do change my grip if i feel i can't deal with it

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    I actually prefere suicide over the normal grip with close grip and skull crushers. I feel it is more comfortable, but thats what works for me. And for some reason I tend to keep the rythm goin and get better workouts with this grip rather then the security of the conventional grip.
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