I have a SportGrips SideWinder wrist exerciser (Sportster model) that Lauren from the CHAOS team was kind enough to send out to me. I started using it a few days ago and am following this workout routine outlined on their website which consists of:
- Day 1: 20 repetitions using light resistance, then resting for 1 day.
- Day 2: Same as Day 1.
- Day 3: 10 to 20 repetitions using heavy resistance.
The routine then says to change up the order in order to prevent a plateau. I have only done exercises using the horizontal grip so far, and I can feel my muscles being worked when I use the SideWinder.
I feel though that once I progress, my muscles in my wrist and forearms will tighten up too much. What stretches can I do to maintain or increase my wrist flexibility while I strengthen my wrists? Would stretching before or after using the device make a difference? What I also want to know is what relationship there is between the degree of stretching and the amount of strength I need to twist the wrist exerciser.