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How to improve your grip strength

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Apr 18, 2015 11:57:00 AM

How to improve your grip strength

After watching several episodes of the allotment challenge and Gardeners world and raving about the beauty of being in the great outdoors we finally got an allotment. Good opportunity to get another workout in after a deadlifting and strongman session on a saturday afternoon.

How do you do this new type of workout ?

You need a new pair of gardening boots, an allotment, a girlfriend, good weather and a rotovator. Be careful to pick one of the man-driven rotovators because otherwise there will be no fun for your girlfriend involved and no workout for you. 

As a warm up, get the rotovator started by doing some cable pulls to get the engine going. After this walk in a straight line stopping every one to two steps whilst performing a 1/10 squat to get the soil broken up.

Repeat this progress for four hours with one break in between or until you run out of a land to rotovate. 

What are the major areas trained by rotovating ?

Quads, arms, shoulders and mainly your grip strength as this beast vibrates like mad and wants to glide away from you many times. You also train your ability to walk in a straight line. This should never be underestimated. 


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