Grip and Hand Strength Training


DIY Training Equipment Guide: Building a Hub

In Part 1 and Part 2 I went over the general method of building your own equipment.

In this entry I'll go over the steps to building a hockey puck hub. I'll also include a couple of other ways you can build a hub.

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Beginner Grip Training

Joe is my go to guy for all things Grip. I have not given grip training any serious justice in a long time. In fact the truth is that I have never really done dedicated grip training for a long enough time to actually gain any grip strength. Well, picking Joe’s brain really works!

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DIY Training Equipment Guide: Part 2 - Design and Construction

In Part 1 we talked about planning and material selection, in part 2 we're going to talk about the design and construction aspects.

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DIY Training Equipment Guide: Part 1 - Planning and Material Selection

Recently I've been getting involved in more and more aspects of grip training and strongman training however, these endeavors require specialty equipment at times. Anyone that has ever looked at buying training equipment knows that it can get expensive in a hurry, even for a couple of seemingly small things. The shear cost of equipment, combined with the fact that shipping to Canada can be just as much money as the item you're buying, has sent me into the workshop to build my own equipment. This series of articles will serve as a general overview to building your own equipment. I'll include a basic outline of how to come up with ideas, how to build, tools that you may need, building materials, etc. and I will do my best to make it as comprehensive as possible.

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Hubbing Grip Strength Feat

I came across this video on YouTube this morning. All I can say is WOW! That is some pretty serious grip strength. The one point in the video where he is holding the flange of the plate I thought he was going to do a plate flip but then he pulls off that mid air hub grab. Awesome!

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Front Squats Versus Back Squats

In the Front Squats versus Back Squats we discuss not only the debate about front squats and back squats.

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