General My grip strength sucks

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  1. MMAPlaywright

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    I got a dynamometer from Amazon just for the hell of it and now I'm finding that my grip strength sucks. According to what I could find on the internet, scientific studies say that I'm average for my age with my right hand grip strength and below average with my left hand. My left hand grip is particularly weak because of a disc herniation at c/4-c/5 that I live with, but still.

    What the fuck, man? Can any of you FUCKING STUDS help me? I can't accept this bullshit. I need the grip of a fucking man
     
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    Well, shit... I just adjusted the dynamometer and my readings are much higher. I'm still in the average range for righty, but now I'm also there for lefty. Fuck that, though. I ain't average. I'm a goddamned savage. I need to do farmer's carries or some shit like that.

    Here is the model I bought on Amazon:

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    Keep adjusting it until you get your desired reading.
     
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    I have tried lots of things for grip strength. Grippers cave me golfers elbow that took years to get rid of.

    Fat bar is the way forwards, my friend. Do some calisthenics with a scaffolding frame.
     
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    Wut? It cave you something? Wut?
     
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    I think wrist rollers are a good way to get started. get a broomstick and cut it down to a foot. Drill a hole in the middle and tie a knot with some 550 cord (surplus store) to a 10lb plate--about 3ft. put baseball grip tape on either side. roll all the way up. It'll hit your forearms good without wrecking your ligaments/tendons. Finger tip pushups are good too- from your knees to begin. I think grippers can cripple you if you over do it. good luck.
     
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    I'm told agricultural field labor does wonders for grip strength.

    Roots and tuber crops are said to be particularly effective ;)
     
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    mine is pretty strong but I have a build like kel-veen the god gastelum my dad was built like chong li naturally 5'6" 200 lbs and I have been doing manual labor since I was like 7 for all my dads businesses tree cutting I was developing grip on these things.also developed grip as a catcher(baseball not homosex)

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    Jesus X feeling like mac on a power wheels.

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    I just walk around all day asking people if they need jars opened. forearms AF
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    Jesus X feeling like mac on a power wheels.

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    how much do these mastubatory aides cost?
     
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    There are so many scaffolding erection professionals who toil every day to make sure construction sites are safe. If they could see you prancing around doing your ballet with a frame in your hand they would be disgusted. Scaffolding isnt a game, Bruv.
     
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    Lol I forgot how juicy he was. Dem traps doe
     
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    pujols also had those cartoon character forearms with the cardinals he looks huge next to trout when I see him at the BIG A I sit next to the dugout.

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    get a hangboard.

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    hang it over a door frame with a view of the TV or a window.
    works great for developing dynamic grips, not just squeeze.
     
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    Under $30.
     
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