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thumper


Nov 27, 2001, 3:46 AM
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I know I'm in the minority when it comes to weight training and climbing, but I stumbled across this in the weight room as a way to improve your crimps/grips.

For beginners, you need a pair of steel 10lb free weight plates. More advanced can go heavier. It will be about 3/4 - 1" think, slightly textured on 1 side, and the other will have a 1/2" deep ridge around the other side.

And as you can probably figure out now, just crimp or pinch it and hold it for as long as you can. The ridge around the 1 side and the texture on the other side allows for a few different hand positions, and it give a really good burn on the forearms. That and they are way cheap to buy at any fitness store.

Personally I carry them around the gym when I'm between sets. I've really noticed a difference in my grip strength.


awkward


Dec 12, 2001, 2:36 PM
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or you could just crimp the weights you are using as you walk the weights to set up whatever weight-lifting exercise you are about to beging. Same with when cleaning it up. RE-RACK YOUR WEIGHTS

-Bryan


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