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Old 07-26-2007, 12:04 AM   #1
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Can anyone tell me some effective exercises to develop my grip strength for grappling? Thanks.
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Old 07-26-2007, 02:17 AM   #2
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Look here:

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Old 07-26-2007, 06:12 AM   #3
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I like the DynaFlex gyro. I'm not usually one for gadgets, but I like this one. W/f safe link.

Basically its a gyroscope inside a plastic housing. You have to keep the gyro spinning with your hand movements. Killer for your forearms.

http://www.dynaflex-intl.com/flash_s...ortsgyros.html

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Old 07-26-2007, 07:50 AM   #4
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Good suggestions on the other CF link.

Here's what I do, most usually as finishers:

- cheap Valeo grippers - one in each car, one with my weights, and one at my main computer
- I made my version of an Apollon's Axle and do static holds, reverse grip curls, and deadlifts
- I made a set of thick handle dumbbells and do static holds
- wrist roller
- farmers walk with heavy dumbbells - still need to make some thick grip farmer's walk implements, though
- rope climbs

I hope to move my workout stuff into the garage in the next few weeks. Right now, my heavy bag hangs in the house from a contraption I made out of 1.5" iron pipe - it stands on the floor as well as bolts to the wall. When I move that to the garage, I will modify the top cross-bar with a 1.5" iron pipe extension to do fat-bar pull-ups.

I like the bucket of sand idea from Peter's link. I've seen that before, only with rice instead of sand. I may add this to my stable of exercises.
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Old 07-26-2007, 09:26 AM   #5
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All great stuff, I actually meant to edit this last night since I found a thread on the same topic a few threads down, but it slipped my mind. Thanks for all the replys. I tried the bucket full of sand exercises and the thread a towel through a kb exercise, both felt very effective. Thanks again.
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