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Posted 03 May 2013 - 08:38 AM

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.

 

 

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 08:49 AM

Nice!  Hammers are such a great tool.  



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 08:49 AM

Nice!  Hammers are such a great tool.  

 

Thanks Kevin.



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 08:58 AM

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.

 

 

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 01:34 PM

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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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:45 PM

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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Posted 06 May 2013 - 07:26 AM

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

 

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 08:47 AM

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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Posted 06 May 2013 - 10:37 AM

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



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Posted 12 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

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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