Grip strength is crucial for grasping and performing precision functions. The hand provides sensory information to the brain; temperature, texture, shape, form of objects, application of necessitated strength and more. There are significant correlations between grip strength, nutritional status, health, disease, longevity, upper arm circumference, bone mineral content, cognitive decline and overall muscular strength. Grip training is important and needs to be an integral part of all resistance exercise programs.
Pendulum Power Grip Pro
The strongest of grips is the ‘power grip, it is high force, whereby the bulk of the hand and the thumb are in opposition to all of the other fingers. The Pendulum Grip Pro allows the whole hand to wrap around the handles and the thumb to touch the index finger to maximize performance. By standing in an upright position the athlete is capable of generating the most force – stand, grasp, squeeze and Get Strong.