What are some good forearm exercises?

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  1. Crimson Glory

    Crimson Glory Go Pack Go!

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    I just started lifting again for the first time in a little while.

    I'm aware of the Farmer's Walk, and obviously there are wrist curls, but are there any others?

    I really want to build mass in my forearms and grip strength in my hands.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. eastNYgoon138

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    Wrist roller FTW
     
  3. These Two Hands

    These Two Hands Our revenge will be the laughter of our children

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    Wrist hammer curls. Fingertip pushups. Get a whole stack of dumbbell plates and use your hands to press them together in a row then curl that a bunch of times. Roller with heavy weight. Tie a dumbbell plate to the end of a rope, tie the rope to the corner of a handtowel. Use your hand to scrunch up the handtowel and ball it up in your fist to raise the plate up to your hand and then reverse the motion. Captains of Crush grippers.

    those are a few easy ones anyway.
     
  4. corpse

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    most of the time, simple things work best.
    just do wristcurls and plate pinch. towel chin ups are a great and simple. nothing fries my hands like heavy clubbell/sledge swinging.

    don't forget to work the extensors also.

    just stick to the basics for some time.
    here is a beginner routine from david horne:

    http://www.davidhorne-gripmaster.com/basics.html
     
  5. YukisHeart

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    I'm a big fan of thickbar stuff
     
  6. Badger67

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    Hammer curl/reverse curls
    wrist roll
    Thick bar grip work

    Power cleans.
     
  7. OriginalSpeedy

    OriginalSpeedy Who cares....really? Banned

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    Towel or rope pull-ups.
     
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    Torrid Cunning Linguist

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    Hold shit.

    Hold heavier shit.

    Hold awkward shit.

    Fat Gripz, despite being spelled with a 'z' really are a phenomenal product. You'd be hard pressed to find someone with a legitimate complaint about them; unless they're going on about how they can spend 10$ on a few rolls of duct tape and make their own shitty version instead of just spending 20$ on the real thing.
     
  9. cincymma79

    cincymma79 Gold Belt

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    Ed can says he used to just hold a bar in the middle with progressively more weight

    I tried it

    Can't seem to find the exact middle
     
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    High rep reads, towel pull ups.
     
  13. monkeyrhythm

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    I came in here specifically to check if someone had posted this already and if they hadn't to post it myself.


    Now I'm here I feel I should add something useful but there's plenty of solid suggestions already. Fat bar chin-ups worked for me.
     
  14. hotborsh

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    Fat gripz while masturbating.
     
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    I don't need fat gripz.


    If you're picking up what I'm putting down..
     
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    You have abnormally small hands?
     
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  18. nephel

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    if you haven't washed your hands since doing that workout, i'm not picking up anything you put down.
     
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    just duct tape a 25 pound plate to your fleshlight.

    :p

    /thread
     
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