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    Forearm builder tips?

    Anyone?

    I get my forearms pumped when I do arm related workouts...eg, arms, back, shoulders etc, but they cant seem to grow accordingly with the rest of the body, I want to get'em huge like a goldsmith or popeye

    Any good mass building tips for these suckers?

    Thanks

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    the best way i've found to build mass on forearms is to stop using straps for any exercises, including pulldowns, rows, deadlifts, and shrugs.

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    carry heavy weights around.

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    Do exercises that increase grip strength, incresing your grip strength will make you hands and forearms stronger, and stronger = more muscle.

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    i have the same problem. do some hammer curls, reverse grip barbel curls and wrist curls are great for adding mass to forearms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spoon
    i have the same problem. do some hammer curls, reverse grip barbel curls and wrist curls are great for adding mass to forearms.
    Bingo. and I've seen some powerlifters at my gym do farmers walks... (carry the 120's in each hand around the gym for as long as you can)

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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurb999
    Bingo. and I've seen some powerlifters at my gym do farmers walks... (carry the 120's in each hand around the gym for as long as you can)

    hehe never heard of that one before, def going to give it a try

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    Yeah that one sounds like pretty good one, problem is if I drop the weight on my foot! lol

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    or u can just masturbate constantly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilVito469
    or u can just masturbate constantly!
    Is that how you do it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilVito469
    or u can just masturbate constantly!
    I was thinking the same thing...
    But honestly, try an old hockey routine...
    Take a bar (foot wide or so)....dangle a plate from it, connected by a rope. Curl the bar, with your arms parallel to the floor, and fully extended. And make sure you keep them parallel. Sounds far fetched, but we did this in hockey to improve our wrist shots. Works like a charm. Also, wrist curls are great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by §ierra_350
    I was thinking the same thing...
    But honestly, try an old hockey routine...
    Take a bar (foot wide or so)....dangle a plate from it, connected by a rope. Curl the bar, with your arms parallel to the floor, and fully extended. And make sure you keep them parallel. Sounds far fetched, but we did this in hockey to improve our wrist shots. Works like a charm. Also, wrist curls are great.
    this may be the same thing you're talking about, may not

    but anyway, get the bar (usually the end of a barbell), have the weight dangling from the rope, turn the bar in your hands until you have finally wound the rope all the way up to the bar, then reverse your turns, slowly lowering the weight to the floor

    when i do this i usually use a 5lb weight and go down, then back up 3 times...if i can make it that far. after this your forearms will be massively pumped up and feel like they are going to explode out of your skin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bound for Muscle
    this may be the same thing you're talking about, may not

    but anyway, get the bar (usually the end of a barbell), have the weight dangling from the rope, turn the bar in your hands until you have finally wound the rope all the way up to the bar, then reverse your turns, slowly lowering the weight to the floor

    when i do this i usually use a 5lb weight and go down, then back up 3 times...if i can make it that far. after this your forearms will be massively pumped up and feel like they are going to explode out of your skin
    Yup...same thing bro...works great huh?

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    That does work great. But you get wierd looks going to the gym with a pipe and a rope. I do that at home. At the gym, I get a dumbell or a barbell and do revers wrist curls and wrist curls hanging off the edge of a bench. Just keep your forearms flat on the bench through out the movement. Make sure that you let the barbell/dumbbell hang as far out on your fingers as possible with out dropping the wieght. Also, work it until failure. Forearms recuperate almost over night, just like calves. Work 'em every day if you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkness
    Is that how you do it?
    u know it pal! nah im only kidding i have my girl to do that for me

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