Do You Need Extra Grip Work?
Hammering your grip may not be the answer to getting a tighter hold on your opponent.
Strength Training for Yogis: Farmer’s Carries for Functional Strength
Getting stronger doesn't have to be complicated. Use farmer's carries to increase your strength and improve your yoga practice.
Kettlebells Work: But Can You Endure the Chain of Pain?
There aren't many kettlebell workouts around that are as gruesome as the Chain of Pain - but it works.
Feats of Strength: How to Tear a Phonebook in Half
Just like with any other exercise, start small, focus on technique, and build over time from there.
How to Develop Iron Grip Strength for BJJ
A tight grip is crucial component of controlling your opponent, and there are several ways to train for stronger hands.
NewGrip Power Pads (Product Review)
Power Pads provide support and cushioning for strength training and sports that take a toll on your hands.
Love Handles Grip Training System (Product Review)
These handles are versatile and will last a long time - and you won't spend money on other gear.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Strongman Profile: Edward Aston Teaches the Basics of Grip Strength
Try these two grip drills from Aston’s book - no equipment required.
6 Clues to Training Success From Old-time Strongmen
As the saying goes, “Success leaves clues.” So, let’s look at the old-time strongmen and see if we can get them to come up with a clue or two for us.
Fixing the Flip Side of Grip Strength Issues: Tight Extensors
If your main concern is grip strength, then you will want to try out this stretch. Do not be deceived! It’s more intense than it looks.
Grip Strength for Lifters, Climbers, and Fighters
There are three types of grip - crush grip, pinch grip, and support grip. But how do you train these?
Un-Clawing Your Paw and Other Impediments to Grip Strength
Here are a few things in our typing-heavy culture that can cause weakness of the grip - and also a video showing you an exercise to fix this.
10 Articles and Videos to Help You Get to Grips with Grip Strength
Given the importance of grip strength, it is surprising how much of a weakness it is for many. Here are ten articles and videos to help you make sure it's not a weak point for you.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Video: Ben Musholt: 3 Ways to Build Grip Strength for Bouldering and Parkour
In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates three ways for you to build grip strength to help with bouldering and the climbing involved in parkour.
Super D Video: Double Overhand Blob Lift for Grip Strength
I'm going to show you one of the ways I build grip strength. You grip the bar with both your hands in the overhand grip, and you use a fat bar.
Strongman Profile: Alexander Zass Teaches Us About Isometrics
Zass was not a weight lifter but performed feats such as bending bars, breaking chains, massive support and carrying lifts, and even several teeth lifts - there's even video of him doing this.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 75
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: coaching, CrossFit, pull ups, sleep, grip strength, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
More Insight Into Developing Grip Strength: Your Hand Digits
We're going to take a closer look at grip strength - with particular attention to your hand digits (fingers and thumb) and their intrinsic muscles.
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