For most individuals, training grip is an afterthought. However, your grip is your body's connection to the barbell, your opponent's jersey, and the stick used to play your sport. What's even more important is that grip is considered to be a useful indicator for overall health. This article will provide sample exercises to improve grip strength to help blast past your deadlift PR and help increase your overall muscle and strength!

Wrist and hand pain can be debilitating since we rely on our hands for an endless amount of everyday tasks, and even more so with the use of smartphones. Studies have shown that smartphone usage with poor mechanics and joint position can significantly increase the incidence rate of carpal tunnel (3). Another study showed 50% of the participants had a positive test for a thumb pathology called De Quervainโ€™s tenosynovitis from using their cellphones (4). These pathologies are due to wear-and-tear associated with overloading the tissues around the wrists and hands. Luckily, we can take measures to [P]Rehab these pathologies. This article will show you exercises to improve wrist pain on your own!