Posted On:12/28/2003 6:12pm
Make sure you do your finger tip push ups on the TIPS, not the pads.
Posted On:1/02/2004 9:12pm
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Posted On:1/02/2004 9:18pm
Style: Five Animal Fighting
One of the most effective and cheapest grip strength excerises I know of is dipping a large towel in water and wringing it out until it doesn't drip anymore. Do it a couple of times a day and you're set.
The person with the most killer grip and iron hard forearms I ever met was a 40 year old female dishwasher.
Posted On:1/02/2004 9:49pm
Style: BJJ, Wing Chun
Get a bucket.
Fill halfway with sand.
Put hand in.
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Posted On:1/02/2004 10:08pm
Figure it out :)
Katana, on 540 kicks: "Hang from a ceiling fan with both hands. Flail your feet out and ask people to walk into you as you hit their face."
Posted On:1/13/2004 10:32am
Get a strong towel. Throw it over a high chin-up bar. Garb the ends of the towel with each hand and then lift yourself up repeatedly. (don't wrap the ends of the towel around your hands, that is cheating)
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Posted On:1/13/2004 10:40am
Style: Judo, Jujitsu
I also find that my grip strength is improved dramatically just by my normal weight lifting routine. I believe doing heavy deadlifts, shrugs and rows without using wraps or hooks or anything is the key.
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Posted On:1/13/2004 10:41am
A variation on the towel thing that I used to do when I was Rock Climbing a lot:
Put a ridged tube (like a piece of PVC over your pull up bar. The tube should rotate freely around the bar. Now do palm out pull ups. This exercise will own you very quickly be ready to fall off the bar. When you can't do any more do some flexed arm hangs. Rest, Repeat, Cry the next day.
Posted On:1/13/2004 10:46am
one common tool not mentioned is to tie a 10 or so lb. weight to some sort of handle making sure the rope is just long enough so the weight doesn't touch the ground. then wind the rope by turning the handle which lifts the weight and provides resistance in your forearms and wrists.
also, you can get various gripping devices just about anywhere. i used to have some i got from walmart for like ten bucks that worked pretty good.
Posted On:1/13/2004 12:39pm
I will try some of these also your hands can never have too much power.
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