I am a professional personal trainer. Presentation: 5 out of 5. He has great insight that no one else has, for example dynamic gripping improves gripping ability while moving. For the money you'd spend on a book, you can round out your grip toys substantially. It's a truism of strength that if your hands can't grip it, you can't lift it. Книгата му относно тренирането на силата на дланите и пръстите което, ако не знаете, си е доста популярна дисциплина със собствени рекорди, първенства и т. B76 1995 Great simple read This book is very easy to read and the exercises are great and hard.
Проблемът, мисля е, че човекът е надарен със силни ръце и описва какви упражнения е правил, но няма начин да знаем кои от тях точно са му помогнали най-много да увеличи силата си - повечето от описаното от него, смятам, са по-скоро движения за демонстриране на сила, а не за тренирането й. I can't wait to test my grip strength later this year and see how much improvement I've made. If you have already been into it for a while and reading this site, our site DieselCrew. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Are there any routines or routine design covered in the book? Magnus samualson does grippers inbetween squats, and he closes a 4 with no questions asked.
I think it should be re-named the Grip Mediocre-ists Manual. David Horne's beginner routine is great. And there are guys who are arguably at, or above, his level on single feats that are giving away their information - or putting together a more focused training approach. I would rate it as 3. All in all, 5 stars for sure! Training and history with some great all-around knowledge and trivia tacked-on. I will say though that I can see where Ben is coming from. John Brookfield was the second man in the world to officially close the fearsome No.
Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. John Brookfield suggests a number of tools for the job. Книгата му относно тренирането на силата на дланите и пръстите което, ако не знаете, си е доста популярна дисциплина със собствени рекорди, първенства и т. I hope this material is useful to you. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. I purchased this book at the same time as two others, and having now read and digested them all, here are my opinions. Since the Russian kettlebell craze started over 10 years ago, they've become easy to find online.
Really I think anything in there you could read about here on the board, there are no mind blowing secrets if you read through this forum for a while. Those are my words, not his and my assessment. I think I may still be at the point where I can learn a lot from these books so I may still get them. There's more but you have to read it yourself. Hi guys, My goal is to close the no. There is not a more definitive source of information on gripping than on this board.
Myself I like the basics. I don't believe there is a need for any book at this point. He also gives practical advice for the do-it-yourselfer on how to build equipment and training tools at home. I'm not trying to talk you out of buying it, of course. A cross-reference table will help you match goals with exercises, and sports and activities with the strength needed most for them. The only 'tip' I'd like to chime in, would be to consider work with block weights. If strong hands and mighty wrists appeal to you, it's your starting point for a world-class grip.
Aside from a few out-of-date comments Kettlebells aren't the rare antique Brookfield describes , this one is very solid. I'm not trying to talk you out of buying it, of course. Basics and some intermediate stuff. The book has sections on building your crushing grip for example, squeezing a gripper or holding onto a barbell for a heavy deadlift , pinch grip holding things with just your fingers , and finger strength for both closing and opening your hand. I've found it so good! This is my attempt to pull together the stuff I keep saying over and over. These range from the simple use heavier dumbbells or heavier plates to very creative wrapping extra tape around a handle to make it thicker, using a bucket of water to increase resistance by fractional amounts.
This translates to sports better than simply gripping while standing. . I read this book and even made some contraptions which indeed increased my hand strength! The older book is still excellent, and you could get pretty far into grip strength just working with its advice. All I can go by is that it has more pages. That book was written when no one really knew anything about grip training. Edited August 14, 2005 by ManiacLetLoose As far as training advice goes, the only real redeeming quality of the Captains of Crush book is the Joe Kinney section, and even that is not even close to an entire book's worth of advice. Or pay for it and get the info a lot more condensed and ready-to-read.
Do you workout in general? This blog is a collection of various advice and information about basic strength training. Maybe it's not really worth it though and I can just get the information elsewhere like on this board like you said. But generally your grip can become a limiting factor on your strength. Jedd Thanks for your input. Acutally, if you only have grippers read back posts from here. If you have ever wanted stronger hands, for any reason or no reason at all , there is plenty of good info in here. I am glad I went the way I did.
Very simple, and you hold it till your hand can't grip it anymore. Like all Ironmind books, it's printed well, solidly edited, and the pictures are clear and relevant. I'm interested in strength and conditioning. Rating: Substance: 5 out of 5. The advice is very specific, with lots of examples. And there are guys who are arguably at, or above, his level on single feats that are giving away their information - or putting together a more focused training approach. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.