What's Your Grip Workout Like?

Pinching, squeezing, rolling and stretching.

Grip tools
Grip tools.
There's a very interesting discussion over at Anvil or Hammer on Mike's current grip workout, and grip workouts in general. If you're into pinching, squeezing, rolling and stretching; head over there and share your thoughts.

There are plenty of great nuggets of information in there.

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