The Hang

Are you struggling with your grip strength in the deadlift or other grip exercises? Performing a hang can improve your grip strength and cause a great stretch in your latissimus dorsi while also improving your shoulder mobility. This exercise is such an easy one to add into your routine, it takes little time to set up and its a good way to recover in-between sets. All you need is a a chin up bar or a set of rings to complete the hang.

There are a variety of hangs to complete but I would start off with the Passive Hang.

Once you can complete this for over a minute without your grip going, then try a more advanced hang.

The other hanging exercises I would attempt are an Active Hang and Active Hang Reps. These two exercises work on scapula movement which is an added bonus!

 

 

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