If you are serious about building over all strength, youshould not neglect to develop your hands and forearms.The stronger they become, the more weight you can liftwhen working out with barbells and dumbbells.There are as many ways to develop your forearms as yourimagination can think up; a lot of the equipment you canuse can be homemade.
For pinch grip workouts you can take a softball and drill apilot hole part of the way into it.Next screw a lag hook into the pilot hole.You would then just run a small chain through the hole in aplate or loop around a dumb bell and hook the ends of thechain onto the hook.Hold the ball with a full grip or just your finger tips andlift. Add more plates or a heavier one for added weight.
A variation would be to use a hockey puck.Drill a hole into the center of the hockey puck and screwin a lag hook.For a stronger setup insert an eye-bolt through the holewith a washer on either side of the puck with a nut on thetop side to hold it together.This is a great finger tip pinch grip tool.
Two inch thick patio stones work great, you can get themfrom about 12” x 12” up two 24” x 24”.If you have two of them, you could carry one in each handand do a farmers carry to get more of a whole bodyworkout.Squeezing and holding on to patio stones really gives yourarms a excellent workout.
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