what's the best way to build up your forearms?

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  1. jonathan

    jonathan New Member

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    i have bitch forearms.
     
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    jerkin it
     
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    Perkwunos Dog Bones OT Supporter

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    wrist rollers and some dead lifting helps
     
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    Seconded I like the wrist roller
     
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    Heavy hammer curls and heavy shrugs is what I was told
     
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    Rows, deadlifts, forearm curls, hammer curls, wrist rolls, shrugs, batting practice, normal curls, pull ups ect
     
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    farmers walk
     
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    reverse grip curls work pretty well.
     
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    mine have grown a good amount considering how much the rest of my body has grown...


    heavy DLs probably are responsible for making my mid-forearm and wrists thicker... forearm grow is probably from pullups/rows/pushdowns
     
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    That just about covers it.

    I find that heavy hammers, wrist curls, and deads/rows work the best.

    If you ever decide to get into it... Rock-climbing is an AMAZING forearm workout.
     
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    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    I had Deadlifts, Pulldowns, Hammer Curls, Rows, and Shrugs in my routine for quite a while...my forearms wouldn't budge. I added pullups to my routine and my forearms grew a quarter inch. That was the only difference.

    I think you have to shock it with new exercises. But make sure you got the basics as suggested.
     
  14. xSteveO

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    grip doesn't carry over to forearm size

    anything where high reps/long term usage is used
     
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    antiabercrombie fuk u lemonardo OT Supporter

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    I had the same forearm problem, so I tried one of these and it really helped:



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    Don't ever use straps when you train and your forearms will grow along with grip strength.
     
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    + 1 vote for that. Plus removing your thumb from pulling motions.
     
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    using a fat bar or axle...
     
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    Anything that involves wrist movement/stablization will work your forearms.. Nothing has worked my forearms and grip as hard as going to a climbing gym.
     
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    mass - wristrollers. strength id say bending nails lol
     
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    anybody that uses those Tyler Grips posted awhile back actually see any *growth* from them?
     
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    pull ups and chin ups really work my forearms
     
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