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Re: Putting on Size/Handgrip workout?
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2013, 00:53:58 »
Regarding "putting on size".

Putting on weight
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,98486.0.html

On to my question about handgrip work outs. My school gym has a handgrip "thing" (tells you how strong your grip is). It says my grip (with one hand) is about 30lbs. How on earth do I get this to 75kg? Should this come naturally? Or is it something I have to work out?

You may find these discussions helpful.

The Grip Strength Superthread- Read Here First 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=12774.25

Hand Grip
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=102830.0

hand grips...
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=23766.0
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Re: Putting on Size/Handgrip workout?
« Reply #26 on: October 31, 2013, 01:06:38 »
Start doing tons of pushups; move onto fist pushup, then finger pushups - start doing inclined when you start noticing strength gains...Do pullups and chinups - lift weights. If you're strong, one day, you'll be able to do head first- feet up pushups on your fingers.
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Re: Putting on Size/Handgrip workout?
« Reply #27 on: October 31, 2013, 07:55:22 »
Eat really really heavy chocolate bars and lots of them!!!
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Re: Putting on Size/Handgrip workout?
« Reply #28 on: October 31, 2013, 08:05:04 »
A quick Google of your size and weight produces this.  MMA Fighter Dominic Cruz http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominick_Cruz

Do you think he would be unfit for the CAF?

Your inefficiency at grip strength may have to do with your technique.  The power in your hand is in your fingers, near the tips, not your palms.  You're not short, so you should have at least average hands, unless your hands are freakishly small.

Try holding the calipers closer to your fingertips, resting in the last joint, or at least near it.  I bet your results improve immediately.

FYI, the 75kgs is both hands added together. 

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Re: Putting on Size/Handgrip workout?
« Reply #29 on: October 31, 2013, 09:15:38 »
There are, literally, hundreds of posts on bulking up, slimming down, strength training, cardio training, weight training and, yes, grip strength training.

All you have to do is search.

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