Questions tagged [forearm]

The forearm is the distal region of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist.

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Training your forearms with weights?

I found a lot of forearms exercises and most of the times I barely feel them actually doing something ,so I want to ask the community about some forearms exercises for building mass and muscle (...
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Forearm strength for a hand stand

I am currently working my way up to a freestanding handstand. The issue I am facing is that my wrist simply does not feel sturdy enough to do a handstand. In other words, if I start falling, there is ...
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Forearms exercises without weights

Do you have any sports or body weight based exercises to improve forearm strength ? To explain a bit my requirements, I'm travelling a lot and I do not always have the opportunity to access weights ...
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I want to train the forearms which variation of push-ups is suitable

I have been doing finger push-ups with standing slant against the wall for 2-3 weeks with 3 sets of 20 for the biceps.Now i want to improve and be able to lift weights.After going through this post ...
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forearm during weighted pull-ups and chin-ups

During weighted (and not weighted pull-ups and chin-ups) my forearm tires first and the most and I do not actually feel back and biceps at all. Does that mean my forearm is relatively weaker and I ...
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Can I strengthen my wrist and forearm while at the office?

I'm working out for 9 months by now, and was, until now, trying to lose weight. Now that I'm pushing myself to weight lifting, I've found that I really need to strengthen my wrists and forearms. When ...
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When stretching my forearm extensors, should I clench my fist?

I stretch my forearm extensors as follows: Sometimes I use a bed/chair/etc. instead of using my other arm to perform the stretch, e.g.: Should I clench my fist when doing such stretches? If so, ...
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My forearm hurts, should I lower my barbell weight?

I have just increased my barbell weight from 18kg to 24kg for when I am doing bicep curls. I've noticed that I am getting a slight pain in my forearm (closer to my elbow) as I raise the bar. Is this ...
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Exercises that don't involve forearms

About 10 days ago I started feeling a strong pain in my right forearm in certain movements. I consulted the doctor and he said it's presumably a stretched tendon, the expected healing time is up to ...
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How best to properly use grip strengthener to increase forearm size?

I have a fairly long commute to work (1-hr each way) and want to be as productive as possible during. Some days I listen to music, but most days I either listen to NPR, informative podcasts, or non-...
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Pain in forearm while doing bicep curls [closed]

When i'm doing curl or bicep exercise (more when my palm face the ceiling) I feel pain in my forearm between my wrist and my elbow. The pain is situated on the side of the ulna. The pain seems to ...
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How to strengthen my forearms?

17 year old athlete, 190lb 5'11" I want to really gain some definition and strength for my forearms but don't really know how to go about it. Any recommendations on good exercises to do or other ...
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Fitness and ability to do sign language

I have downloaded some apps illustrating sign language from the Android play store, but I have something remotely related to muscular dystrophy. Is fitness of the arms and hands and face muscles a ...
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How to prevent tiring forearms when doing bicep curls

I'm trying to focus more on building my biceps (biceps brachii) on specific days (I'm not doing it every day; I work on different muscle groups or just rest on other days). However, I noticed that ...
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How boulder more efficiently to prevent elbow pain/injury? [closed]

Context 113KG male, lifting weights 4 times a week and aerobics cardio twice a week. Recently started bouldering so technique is in its infancy. Setting Indoor bouldering twice a week after a the ...
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Slight uneven forearms

My left forearm is slightly smaller than my right. Are there any bodyweight exercises I could do to even these out a little? I don't know how noticeable it is to others, but to me it is very ...
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Can I beat Arnold in arm wrestling? [closed]

Arnold Schwarzenegger is 66 years old now, and I know you can see all recent videos of him working out, his arm size still is up, etc. I'm a young guy, 22 years old. I do not do bodybuilding, and ...