How to Grip the Bar When You’re Deadlifting

Deadlift grip

Deadlifting challenges your strength from head to toe. In order to pull heavy weights, you must have a strong chain of muscles, and your grip is definitely an important link in this chain. In this article, I outline four common ways to grip the bar during deadlifts: Double overhand grip Hook grip Mixed grip Lifting … Read more

How to Train Your Forearm Flexors and Grip: Exercises & Workout

Forearm flexors and grip muscles

Your forearms and hands contain around fifty different muscles. Together, these muscles create the dexterity, strength, and endurance of your hands. In this article, you will learn about the muscles in your forearm that flexes your wrist and fingers. You will learn about their muscle anatomy, what some effective exercises are, and how you can … Read more

How Does Deadlift Grip Influence Your Forearm Muscle Activation?

Deadlift grip

The deadlift is not only one of the best exercises for developing overall strength and power. It can also be a potent test of your grip strength. According to a new study, how you grip the bar while deadlifting affects both your muscle activation and your potential to lift maximal loads. Twenty-nine trained athletes performed … Read more