- Product: “Mastery of Hand Strength”
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- Price: $10.89 (kindle) $19.95 (paperback)
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- Comprehensive, easy to read guide for Grip Training
- Excellent training tips & information packed inside
- Great anecdotes and tales of grip strength masters
- Illustations and photos to help you learn exercises
“Mastery of Hand Strength”, revised edition by John Brookfield
Essential Reading Filled With Wonderful Exercises
“Mastery of Hand Strength” is the beloved book on grip strength that just about every grip guy in the last 15 years has read,
probably at least twice & now there’s a reason to read it yet again.
John has added a whole raft of new training ideas & approaches, 38 new exercises on crushing grip & dynamic training with
hand grippers, pinch grip, dumbbells, fingers & wrists – all newly-minted material that is typical of John’s creativity & cutting-
If strong hands & mighty wrists appeal to you, it’s your starting point for world-class grip & lower-arm strength. John
Brookfield is a never-ending source of creative approaches to grip training.
As the second man in the world to close the fearsome No. 3 Captains of Crush Gripper, & the first to officially bend the
IronMind Red Nail, he’s inspired & educated countless people who have gone on to excel in these areas.
John Brookfield’s Grip Tips – Click To See Details & Illustration
- Gripper on a String
- Stool Lift with Weight
- Wrist Curls with Plate
- Brick Bent Over Rows
- Front Hammer Lever
- Finger Walking with Weight Plate
- Sledgehammer Clean and Press
- Sledgehammer Toss
- Brick Lift Grip Challenge
- Wringing Out the Towel
- Behind-the-Back Wrist Curls
- The Rotation
- Finger Walking With Boards
- Sandbag Lifting
- Finger Rolling
- Crushing Nails
- Pliers Lever Lift
- Hammer Rotation
- Padding the Issue
- Vertical Rope Pull-ups
- Plate Toss with Partner
- Weight Crawl: Try It, You’ll Love It
- Pinch-Grip Board Curls
- Doubled-Rope Deadlift
- Swing and Catch
- Plate Curling for Men
- The Big Squeeze
- Plate Rotation
- Hammer Curls with Thick Towels
- Using the Long Bar
- Sandbag Swing and Catch
- Table Curls with Plates
- One Grip at a Time
- Behind-the-Back Pass
- Front Hammer Lever
- 1 + 1 = 2
- Medicine Ball Lifting
- The Weight Drop
- Kettlebell Hold: Something New
- Roll and Drag
- Macary Sticks
- A New Twist
- Back Pressure Breakthrough
- Plate Seesaw
- Rope Hand-Over-Hand
- The Bucket Drill
- Plate Turning
- Sandbag Wrist Curls
- Pinch Grip Drag
- Pinch Grip Pick-up
- Brookfield Sandbag Snatch Test
- Towel Training for Power
- Up the Down Staircase
- Swing to Success
- Squatter’s Rights
- Power Walking 101
- Three the Hard Way
- Hammer Time
- 2 x 2 Wrist Roller
- Strength to Velocity and Back Again
- Sudden Impact
- Tricks with Sticks
- Stick to It
- Barbell Plate Complex
- Rope Grasps and Release
- Turn the Dial
- Bucket work
About the Author
John Brookfield is internationally known in the area of strength and fitness. He is a multiple world record holder, author &
creator of the famous Battling Ropes System. Even though John is over 50 years old, he still has tremendously strong arms.
Here is a short list of a few of John Brookfield’s mind-bogglingly crazy feats of strength:
- #1 – John pulled a truck weighing 24,000 pounds a distance of one full mile without any pulling ropes mile in 1 h & 23 min.
- #2 – John rolled up one-quarter mile of steel (62 twenty-foot steel bars, 9/16″ in diameter) nonstop in 59 minutes.
- #3 – John Brookfield & Jon Bruney pulled a 32,000 pounds semi-truck a distance of one full mile in 1 hour & 36 minutes.
- #4 – John tore 100 decks of plastic-coated poker cards in half in 2 minutes & 15 seconds.
- #5 – John tore 60 decks of plastic-coated poker cards in half in 1 minute exactly.
- #6 – John performed 1,200 kettlebell snatches in one hour exactly using a 53-pound kettlebell.
- #7 – John performed 302 kettlebell snatches in ten minutes using a 53-pound kettlebell.
- #8 – John bent 520 nails into a U-shape in one hour and forty-two minutes. The nails were 60-penny nails.
- #9 – John rolled up a 20-foot, 5/8″ steel bar in 33 seconds so tight it could be placed in an average-sized suitcase.
- #10 – John used a 50-pound sledgehammer to struck a tire about 30 times a minute non-stop for one full hour.
- Publisher: Ironmind Enterprises; Revised edition (31 Dec. 2008)
- Language : English
- Paperback: 103 pages
- Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.27 x 22.86 cm