If you have 2 barbells around, try this forearm massage. My top choice for forearm tissue work is a lacrosse ball. Because it’s smaller you can really dig into one area as opposed to smashing the entire arm.
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You want bigger forearms? Here a free download of Dennis Wolf’s “Fabulous Forearms – How to Build Forearms Forged Of Steel” (PDF Warning). Here is an interview with Dennis Weis (MP3 Warning) from the Strength Smarts Podcast. And here Bill Pearl interviews Dennis Wolf.
Kelly Starrett takes the compression technique a bit further. Tools: Lacrosse Ball cut in half Compression Band He uses it to work on the suprapatellar area. But as he points out this can be used in a variety of ways (forearms etc.). Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Check out these novel movements for the hands, wrists, and elbows. Great for recovery, prehab, avoiding forearm splints and treat tendinitis. You will be surprised how little work it takes to get those little forearm muscles pumping. You might do go through 3 rounds with 20 reps of each of the exercises. Elbow Straight Palm facing […]