Name: Wes Peart Age: 17 Height: 6'6 Weight: 230 Date Of Feat: 11-3-06 Witness: Tim Myrick How Long Grip Training: Little longer than a year Current Grip Training Program: Grippers once or twice a week, the same with pinch and thickbar Other Training Info: High volume Acknowledgements: Thanks to Tim for getting me into grip by buying grippers
[ Q ] Could you tell us a little about your background in lifting (age, when started lifting, why you started, what you do now as far as lifts)?
I'm 17, I've been gripping for a bit longer than a year and just starting to do regular lifting seriously.
[ Q ] How did you get into grip training?
My buddy bought an IM #1 and #2, which I messed with some and I got a #3 for Christmas which I closed around 2 months later.
Click Image To Enlarge. Mash Monster, Wes Peart.
[ Q ] You are now a GripBoard Mash Monster, what would you recommend to those aspiring to close this gripper?
Do high volume with BTR grippers and listen to your hands, if they hurt, don't train.
[ Q ] What does your current grip routine look like?
Pinch, Grippers and Thickbar when my hands feel good.
[ Q ] How has your grip routine changed since you first started training your grip?
More volume, and I've started to do Pinch and Thickbar some.
[ Q ] There seems to be a significant variation in the frequency of grip workouts among trainees even with the common goal of ultimate grip strength. Have you experimented with workout frequency and it's affect on your training?
Not really, I just train when my hands aren't sore any more.