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Do You Need To Strengthen Your Wrists?

A Wristed Development ⁣⁣



Between texting, typing, and lifting things, our wrists can take a beating over time. Wrist issues can reciprocally irritate our fingers, elbow, shoulders, and even our spine. ⁣⁣

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Keeping a neutral wrist while holding a barbell, kettlebell or dumbbell helps us strengthen the ligaments and connective tissue in our wrists. This is especially important when performing any pressing exercises.⁣⁣

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An exception to this is when we are performing a push-up. Push-ups do require some level of wrist strength and flexibility. If push-ups irritate your wrists, we suggest modifying with a supine (lying) dumbbell press, while keeping your wrist neutral.⁣⁣

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