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Does Grip Training Increase Forearm Size?

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Does grip training increase forearm size? Pure grip training is not the most effective way to stimulate forearm growth because it focuses on the finger flexors (flexor digitorum profundus and flexor digitorum superficialis). Maximal forearm hypertrophy requires wrist work over a full range of motion. In addition, grip training is heavily dependent on tendon strength […]

Is Forearm Size Genetic?

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Thick and veiny forearms attract more attention than big biceps. In the eyes of the public, a set of truly muscular and powerful forearms is a sign of toughness, strength and manliness. What are the forearm muscles made of? The forearm muscles¬†are built for endurance since they are needed constantly for various daily tasks. As […]

Bruce Lee’s Crushing Grip Strength

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Bruce Lee was obsessed with forearm training – a mania shared by most martial artists. Lee¬†spent a significant amount of time developing his grip and finger strength through various exercises some of which could be classified by normal people as borderline psychopathic. According to some sources, Bruce Lee believed that the forearms should be trained […]