Wrist Exercises

Don't neglect your wrists!

If you sit at a desk all day typing then your wrists need some care and attention. 

Strong wrists prevents injury and helps you more effectively perform other upper body exercises.

Don't neglect this important region - add one or more of these moves into your training routine today! 

The Equipment:

 


Wrist Roller

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Step 1

Wrist Roller - Strength Exercise - Step 1

Hold a wrist roller in front of you with both hands.

 

Step 2

Wrist Roller - Strength Exercise - Step 2

Use your hands and wrists to turn the wrist roller toward your body in short, circular movements.

Step 3

Wrist Roller - Strength Exercise - Step 3

When the weight reaches the bar, reverse the direction of the twists, lowering the weight gradually toward the floor.

Cobra

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Step 1

Cobra - Yoga Exercise - Step 1

Place your hands palms down on the ground beneath your shoulders.

Step 2

Cobra - Yoga Exercise - Step 2

Lift your chest up off the ground by straightening your arms.

Step 3

Cobra - Yoga Exercise - Step 3

Gaze upwards and keep your abdominals engaged.

Olympic Bar Back Wrist Curl

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Step 1

Olympic Bar Back Wrist Curl - Strength Exercise - Step 1

Hold the barbell with an overhand grip and your arms fully extended behind your back with your hands shoulder width apart.

Step 2

Olympic Bar Back Wrist Curl - Strength Exercise - Step 2

Allow the bar to roll down to your finger tips. Slowly curl the bar back up with your fingers, wrists and forearms.

Step 3

Olympic Bar Back Wrist Curl - Strength Exercise - Step 3

Lower the bar again to your fingertips and repeat for the desired number of reps.

 

 

Seated Wrist Twists

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Step 1

Seated Wrist Twists - Flexibility Exercise - Step 1

Sit on the edge of the chair with your feet flat on the ground.

 

 

Step 2

Seated Wrist Twists - Flexibility Exercise - Step 2

Extend your arms straight out in front of your chest with your hands flexed back at the wrists.

 

Step 3

Seated Wrist Twists - Flexibility Exercise - Step 3

Rotate your hands in a twisting motion, turning them as far as you can while keeping your arms straight and your fingers spread wide.

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