Think you got all forearm muscles covered in your forearm workout? I bet you didn’t figure these guys were there!
For Pessimists And Perfectionists
I want to hand you five dollar coins. What do you do?
The pessimists about the altruistic state of mankind among you will ask “why?” The rest of you greedy lot will stick their hand out: horizontal and palm up of course.
The unfortunate who went to a rather strict boarding school also know the procedure in the other direction: “Show me your fingernails. Is that dirt I see there, Mr. Littlebottom Jr.?”
Rotating the hand up and down requires its own sets of muscles, called “pronators” and “supinators.” For those having trouble doing exercises where the weight is rotated they are very much worth giving attention to:
Are They Essential?
If you are a beginner, these aren’t the muscles you have to worry about. As I said in the video, training them can lower stress on the wrists, but that isn’t a problem you should experience when doing a beginning workout plan like mine. If you’re a rookie and experience wrist pain from doing body weight exercises, you better see your doctor.
Baseball players, golf players and rock climbers are the ones getting the most out of these exercises, because theirs are sports that involve a good measure of hand pronation and supination.