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It seems as if everyone is trying to outdo everyone else when it comes to creating exercise products, instead of asking people what they want. Repeating tried and tested methods but shifting design ever so slightly may work for some things, but most of the time it doesn't. Keeping fit and maintaining levels of muscle is something that is often considered to be done at a gym or with a large area, but hand grips such as these can be used at any time and virtually anywhere. Grippers are designed to increase your hand and forearm strength, with coiled springs heading off to two handles which you squeeze together to get the effects. There are plenty of products available.
I must say I prefer softer grips than these ones have. They're quite firm and rubbery, and after using them for a while they do start to have an impact on your hands. Other brands don't rub quite as much, but then they also take a while to mould into your hands, whereas these ones are set ready for this already as they have niches for your fingers to grip into. I find when I grip these that the curve on the grips helps a lot in terms of it fitting the natural groove of my hand, and reminds me of the feel I get when I use a racing bike. The curve fits very well and allows you to use them however you want.
The metallic elements to the grip are well constructed. The tight curl of the spring really tests your curl, but the way it starts out isn't too intense. This means you can do gentle pulls or hard ones and they can be prescriptive according to your needs or how much energy you have at the time. You don't need to feel that you have to squeeze it all the way through. There's also strong connectors where the grips meet the metal. You never feel that anything is going to come loose, whereas there are often issues like this with grips on other grippers. It's a very solid grip, and as I said earlier it needs that pre-grooved effect because they're just too hard to mould very easily to your hands.
I don't know whether I like these or not, to be honest. They are certainly quality grips, that much is clear having used them and other grips and able to make the comparison. However, the comfort levels aren't very high to start with and they're not the sort of grips which just take a little time to mould - they're ready to go and not the budging type. Really, I prefer the softer type so my hands don't start to ache, but they often have grips which lose their comfort by deteriorating just as soon as they've been shaped to your preference.
Having said all this, I suppose it all hinges on whether these are good value or not. You can get hold of a pair for easily under £5 at the moment, and a quick pop to amazon shows them there for £2.99 even. If you need a set of grips then there are much worse ones that you could get. These are decent enough and as long as you're aware that you're going to get hard tough grips on them and this suits you, then you should be happy with these. They are good quality, just my hands that prefer the softer grips on this sort of product.
My boyfriend bought these to use at home. We both climb which takes it out of your arms so he was eager to start improving his grip and strengthening his fore arms. He bought these online and he has been using them for around 6 months. I use them quite frequently but I tend to get bored of equipment if I do not see any immediate effect. They are not the most expensive grips you can buy but they certainly give your fingers a work out.
==Price and availability==
The cost of the grippers is £4.99 and you can buy them from online at Turner Sports.
==Description and directions==
The grippers come with a sturdy high tension steel spring and they are made from a lightweight metal. The handles are green plastic which is comfortable to hold but it is not as comfortable as foam grips. There are finger grips on the side of the gripper so you can rest your fingers on them and prevent them slipping from your hand.
In order to use the grippers you need to squeeze them between your hands and allow them to extend fully. These are suitable for women and men but people with smaller hands may find them hard to hold. You can do reps with them and you will find that after a few uses you can feel your muscles in your hands and arm aching. I find these do make my hands ache but I do not find my hands becoming stronger, I go bouldering at the climbing wall once a week and although I do feel my hands and grip getting stronger, I do not think that the hand grips are responsible.
I do not like these and get bored of them quickly. My boyfriend enjoys using them though and feels they have really helped to improve his grip and have helped strengthen his arms. His forearms feel bigger and look visibly more toned which I like! I just do not rate these and get bored of doing them, my boyfriend uses them in the garage and spends ages using them. I guess the good thing about them is that you can often work other parts of your body at the same time or you can use them whilst you are just relaxing watching television.
Overall, I would not buy them as I just find the whole motion quite frustrating and I do not achieve a lot. My boyfriend likes them though and gets much more use out of them.
These Hand Grippers allows you to build muscles for wrist and arms. It allows you to exercise all the muscles in your hands and fingers for increased grip strength suitable for both men and women and for both left or right hands. Great for climbing, horizontal bars and anyone who needs finger power.
The quality of the product has made it the choice of professionals and that is the reason we are supplying these to world class health clubs and gyms.