What is Pinch Grip?

Pinch grip is the strength between your fingers and thumb. You can actually develop a surprisingly strong pinch grip considering the size of the muscle group.

Pinch grip relies less on the forearm than crush / support grip so requires more focused training to develop.

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How to train Pinch Grip

Plate pinching is an extraordinary feat of strength and a great way to train your pinch grip. Have you ever tried pinching 2 x 20kg smooth sided plates? Well you should.. It's a lot harder than it looks and a great goal to shoot for.

Our favorite ways to train pinch grip are, well using a pinch block obviously. They are the perfect grip tools for exploding your pinch grip strength. These are included in our pinch grip bundle and should be part of your weekly training routine.

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Benefits of a strong Pinch Grip

Developing a solid pinch grip outside of grip sport does have its benefits. You use it in everyday life, simple examples of this are picking up objects or even writing.

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