11/01/2005 9:35am, #11Originally Posted by Honor
I treat my grippers like a compound exercise, 3x a week tops.
What's your workout like?
11/01/2005 11:26am, #12
Grippers only make up a portion of my grip workout. I also include plate pinching, hub pinching, farmer's walking, extensor bands, Eagle Loops, and block weights. I currently do grippers only twice a week, because my crushing strength is good enough so I want to concentrate more on other areas.
Grip strength involves several different areas, including crushing (like closing grippers), supporting (farmer's walks and keeping a steady grip on something), and finger strength (one-finger lifts, extensors, block weights, etc.). I like to train different ways of it, mostly because I'm a grip fanatic. You can get away with doing just grippers and it'll be fine, but some of the guys with the best grips I know don't train more than 4 times a week. If you're doing low volume though (like trying a Grease the Groove approach with them), then you could theoretically train every day. Never tried it myself though, so can't say if it works or not.
Check out http://www.gripboard.com, some of those guys have great advice.SON OF ODIN
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11/01/2005 11:42am, #13Originally Posted by Koto_Ryu
11/01/2005 1:43pm, #14
Awesome advice guys. Thanks!
Now i just need to pick a CMA so i can truely have the kung-fu grip! :eatbabies
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