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abett07 10-26-2011 05:25 AM

best exercises to get big forearms ?
 
what are the best compound exercises to get big strong forearms ?

Abaddon 10-26-2011 05:57 AM

Anything that works your grip strength.

5kgLifter 10-26-2011 06:01 AM

One good exercise, deadlifts with a thicker bar.

Hazzard 10-26-2011 06:18 AM

Anything where you hold a damn heavy weight in your hands.

So... deadlifts and masturbating.

bigtim27 10-26-2011 06:33 AM


Soldier 10-26-2011 06:38 AM

I was going to say dead lifts anyways so. . .Dead lifts.

Also, loaded carries. Deads and loaded carries hit my forearms in ways an isolation exercise NEVER could, for sure.

5kgLifter 10-26-2011 06:42 AM

Oh, and KB swings...there's nothing quite like maintaining your grip on a fly-away KB.

Abaddon 10-26-2011 06:46 AM

Heavy DB curls/pinwheels do it for me, if we're talking about swinging things ;)
But static holds, Farmer's walk, Shrugs, Deadlifts, Rows, these all serve to build big forearms.

Or were you looking for something wimpy like wrist curls?

Shadowschmadow 10-26-2011 06:55 AM

Deadlifts and Farmers Carry. You could also do forearm curlz.

abett07 10-26-2011 07:52 AM

I am finding that on starting strength my forearms get sore after performing power cleans more so than the deadlifts or chins.Does this mean I am performing the cleans wrong ?


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