Grip Strength - Crush

Muscles Targeted:
Hand Flexion, Finger Strength

How to Set a Gripper:

1. Thumb forward, creating a base

2. Plant thumb of off hand on gripper handle closest to thumb pad

3. Grab other gripper hand with fingers of off hand

4. Flex off hand to start the gripper moving while walking the fingers onto the far handle of the gripper

5. Remove off hand

6. Crush

Allows athlete to close heavier (increased poundage) grippers than he / she could with a no set. Builds superior hand strength! Should be used in conjunction with the no set technique.

All sports require use of the athlete's hands with or without a sport specific implement.