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  1. ALI79

    ALI79 Banned Banned

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    any of you guys recommend good grip and forearms exercises that i can do at the end of my lifting routine? i wanna have huge iron forearms!
    thanks guys
     
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    CoC grippers for good grip...otherwise you could do buy tons of other stuff for workout out forearms...you could also get a heavy dumbell and do wrist rolls...not the best, but works if you dont have funds to get something...
     
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    grippers
    thickbar deadlifts - or wrap a towel around a regular bar - never use straps
    farmer's walks
    levering
    bending
    wrist rollers
    rolling thunder
    plate pinches
    plate curls
    towel chins/pull ups
    rope climbing

    - most people respond well to high frequency training grip training

    - and remember - if you want something to grow - you have to eat!!!
     
  5. Urban

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    here's what I reccomend: go get some blockweights to play with and a sledgehammer to lever. you're done for 6 weeks. come back and we'll talk bending and thickbar work.
     
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    my favorite forearm stuff:
    wrist rolling
    static holds with HEAVY dbs. bbs
    farmers walks,
    heavy hammer curls
    grip work
    revrse curls with e-z curl bar
    weighrd pullups
    deadlifts

    there is a shit load
     
  7. Urban

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    and try reading the you have pussy hands thread. there's a lot already out there on this subject search around a bit. And buy a copy of Brookfield's "Mastery Of Hand Strength"
     
  8. Urban, I need a tidbit of your boundless knowledge. I have an olympic bar where the collars broke off and the part where they go into the bar broke off inside and it can never be a Olympic bar, again, so its a 7 foot, 35 lb metal pole, nothing more. Will slamming that thing down on a tire in my backyard increase my forearm strength? I slammed it into the ground where there was grass, and that thing shocked my hands all crazy like, it was awesome. So tell me Urban, can I get better grip strength by grabbing the end of a 7 foot pole, lifting it above my head and slamming it down into a tire?
     
  9. anvar

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    if there's a change you are wearing gloves and or liftings straps stop right now
     
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    This thread feels a bit bodybuildish to me, but meh, at least we're talking forearms.
    I tried lots of different stuff. The two best exercises that helped me put beef on my hands and forearms are

    1) COCs

    2) Load one end of a barbell, put the other end in a corner, step over the barbell (should be between your legs) pinch the plates on the loaded end and row away. Single best exercise to assist pinch strength IMO. Hell, I don't know why I ever stopped doing this. Gotta put it back in my grip work. My pinch sucks right now.
     
  12. Urban..have you been laid of late?
    I know this chick that can swallow a banana whole and has the face of an angel.
     
  13. Urban

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    the answer is yes, but not better than a sledge and I wouldn't call this kind of training grip training (unless you're using a thickhandled sledge, in which case you're damn studly).

    not in a couple weeks. ummm... where are you again? Fuck that, where is SHE?
     
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    My preference would have to be Towel Pullups at the end of a workout.. the movement is jsut so rewarding in that its a hardass strain the whole way.
    Q to Urban - How much of the lats are actually recruited in towel pullups? Is it predominantly forearms?
    Im gonna get back into my strength routine and towel pullups will definitely be a part of it since I would strong forearms/grip for BJJ.
     

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