Gripstrength training

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Henk1966
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Gripstrength training

Post by Henk1966 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:47 pm

My favorite kind of workout concerns my grip.I work as a bouncer and sometimes grip is the tool at hand to make sure someone will come with me to the entrance to talk things out or to say goodnight.
Untill now,no one ever escaped.
I make my own tools to create a good grip.For my thumb and pinky I use a homemade lifter for both.
My middlefinger can hold almost 220lbs.
For my pinchgrip I use a couple of wooden plates with a tube through the centre in order to add weight.
I also have a own made Inch dumbell,3 inch grip,nice workout.
And I,ve made my own pride and joy mastergripmachine,great thing to workout with
Also I like to carry plates while walking up and down the stairs,right now I can lift to plates of 15 kg each,20 kg I can manage but my goal is two of 25,it,s gonna take a while but I,m a patient man.
What are you,re tools of gripstrength?

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Henk

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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by dhartnet » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:30 pm

Hey Henk, welcome...

I enjoy some grip work, I have grippers wherever I go. (In my car, in my gym bag while doing cardio, at my desk at work, on my side table where I watch TV at night, etc.).

I have a nice Baby Inch dumbbell, a nice wrist roller setup on my Jubinville rack,and various other tools.
Im not very strong with it, but like doing it...
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Baby Inch Dumbbell
Baby Inch Dumbbell
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Wrist Roller on Jubinville Rack
Wrist Roller on Jubinville Rack
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200 lb. Ciavattone Block-2" Handle
200 lb. Ciavattone Block-2" Handle
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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by dhartnet » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:32 pm

Couple more...
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Warren Tetting "Thor" Gripper
Warren Tetting "Thor" Gripper
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Grippers
Grippers
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Ivanko Gripper
Ivanko Gripper
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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by peter yates » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:34 pm

Hi Henk,
i was a bouncer for quite a few years when i was younger and you are so right that a good strong grip can solve a lot of issues before they even begin. Good for making your own grip gear, Chris[Sticks] is our site illustrator and resident inventor so you should be able to have some good exchanges. By the way could you post a picture of your master grip machine that you made? One of our members Steve [Mobster] is one of the top guys in the world in Grip Sport. Anyway i like a variety of grip exercises including pinch gripping plates and blocks, thick wrist roller, leverage lifts, hanging from a thick bar and grippers. Also finger tip pushups. Glad to have you on board mate.
Regards,Peter.
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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by peter yates » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:37 pm

Hey Dave,
nice collection of grip tools there,thanks for posting the pics.
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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by sticksb » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:44 pm

Henk ...Go to Cool Tools (mrsticksb art) and look up an easy to make gripper via Sig Klein .

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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by Henk1966 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:58 am

Goodmorning all,

man,I,m gonna move....Peter...you got a spare room???Nice collection!

I hope to shoot some pic,s today.

I will check cooltools,thanks for the tip an great to be here guys!!

Have a great day,

Henk

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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by Mobster » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:55 am

Some nice toys.

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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by DannyBoy » Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:45 am

Hey Henk. In regards to grip strength training....

I have a couple different pairs of old Whitely hand grippers and a couple old Whitely Giant Power Grips, as well as 4 Captains of Crush hand grippers.

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A Rogue Fitness wrist roller with 2" diameter handles.
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Iron Bull Strength Alpha Grips, a pair of 2.0s and a pair of 2.5s. They can be attached to dumbbells, barbells, cable handles & bars, and pull-up bars for a variety ways to do thick grip training.
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I'll also pinch weight plates for time or reps, and pinch a door or a doorway and lean back, all to work my pinch grip. Sometimes I'll also use spring collars to work my pinch grip as well.

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Re: Gripstrength training

Post by Mobster » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:18 pm

Hows the rounded style of the Alpha grips feel?

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