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12# Hammer Curls

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As in leverage curls with a 12lb hammer. From a couple nights ago workout. First time really trying these, but part of overall extensor / wrist work to keep balanced and strong in all wrist planes.

- Aaron

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Nice! Hammers are such a great tool.

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Nice! Hammers are such a great tool.

Thanks Kevin.

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Not sure if you guys have seen this one too. But here is another hammer based extensor exercise I came up with to keep the tennis elbow type issues away. Really like this one alot but it is tougher than it looks so start slow.

- Aaron

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Strong

Never seen this exercise before I'm going to implement it for sure into my hammer workouts. Its really cool how many things you can do with just one hammer.

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This is a great idea. I might try these out later tonight. I tried the 12# DL that Daniel mentioned was at his contest, and I was surprised at how a fraction of an inch makes a huge difference in whether the hammer stays on the ground or goes up.

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Anybody else tried either of these hammer exercises? Just wondering what you thought.

- Aaron

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I tried these the other night - 12# sledge - 12"s from the head. My form wasn't very good, and I only got 3 reps per hand. Definitely need some work on it.

I have been doing more sledge and chest work lately. I hadn't touched my WD in some time, and this weekend, I noticed I'm a lot stronger on the WD, despite not having trained it.

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I'll try these at some point. Maybe later this week. Look like fun :)

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Tried these again today during workout. I managed a single with the 12# hammer holding at 18" with pretty good form, ie slow and wrist fairly locked throughout movement. Also got a single at 20" but the wrist didn't stay locked and was more sloppy. Will try to upload vid later.

-Aaron

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