Why Your Grip Strength Is One of the Best Predictors of Your Life Span
A firm handshake is often considered polite, but it can also carry greater implications. Specifically, research has established a strong link between one's grip strength and their expected longevity. Those [...]
Why Traditional Grip Training Can Sabotage Baseball Player’s Elbows
Old-school thinking tells us that baseball players need big forearms and a strong grip to swing faster and throw harder. However, the rapid increase in elbow and shoulder injuries among [...]
The Hook Grip Deadlift: Why Every Lifter Should Know This Powerful Technique
Have you ever noticed that most people can Deadlift more weight with straps than without straps? Have you ever taken your final heavy Deadlift at the gym or in a [...]
A Guide to Different Front Squat Grips
Chances are you have tried a front squat before and it either went great or the bar choked you, hurt your wrists, or felt like you were going to drop...
4 Steps to a Stronger Grip
Grip strength is essential for all those who participate in resistance training through the use of weights. People often neglect the grip strengthening...
How the Kansas City Royals Got Stronger and Faster in the Off-Season
Pro Baseball Workouts - Kansas City Royals To some, the Kansas City Royals road to the MLB Postseason came as a sudden surprise. The truth is the road...
STACK Challenge: How Strong Is Your Grip?
Every week, a new STACK Challenge gives you an opportunity to test your athletic ability and win a STACK T-shirt. Take the challenge and enter to win by tweeting your results [...]
Benefits, Uses and How-To of Grip Training
Increasing the weight on the bar should be a goal of every athlete; and an often overlooked but effective way to achieve it is by developing a stronger grip, which [...]
Strengthen Your Grip to Improve Your Football Game
It's easy to get wrapped up in building your large muscles during off-season training for football. However, one area that you can't afford to overlook is your grip. Grip strength [...]
Improve Ball Security With Grip Training
Holding onto the ball is a key part of being a dominant football player. You might be the fastest and most talented athlete on the field, but you will quickly [...]