Improving Finger Strength is Essential for Peak Performance
Developing finger strength is essential to incorporate into your strength training programs if you want to achieve true peak performance in any sport or artistic discipline.
As strange as it may seem, I found that most athletes even neglect to put grip exercises into their strength training. Yet, it’s when you incorporate grip exercises with fingertip strength that you truly start leapfrogging over your competition to become a peak performance athlete.
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”
~ John Wooden
Finger Strength Will Improve Your Overall Power
Whether you’re holding a football, basketball, or grappling with an opponent in combat sports like MMA, having finger strength all the way down to your fingernails will vastly improve your game.
If you neglect to develop finger strength, you’re much more susceptible to getting debilitating finger injuries, especially in serious competitive sports.
Strengthening your fingers properly makes you less apt to incur serious injuries that could quite possibly put you out of your game for some time.
Grip Exercises Don’t Always Improve Finger Strength
Those that do just grip exercises most often neglect to strengthen the full range of finger motion. Because of this, they seldom have fully develop finger strength all the way down to the fingernail tips
Games are won and lost by millimeters and fractions of a second. When you seriously develop finger strength and put it into your strength training, remember it’s the last flanges of your fingers that can snatch an almost out of reach football out of the air to make the winning touchdown.
Importance To Develop Finger Strength All Way Down To Your Fingernails
No amount of grip exercises are really going to help the very tip of your fingers unless you focus on improving full finger strength with specific exercises that target them.
Being able to hold onto the ball with unstoppable finger strength while an opponent is doing their best to take it from you, could be one of the very things that will help you keep from losing those winning points.
Having said that, I probably don’t have to tell you how important fingertip strength is for a mountaineer. If a mountain climber doesn’t exercise the very tip of his fingers regularly, their finger strength could mean the difference between life and death.
Find out more about fully developing your finger strength whether you’re an athlete, musician, martial artist, MMA fighter, or mountaineer. I’ve created a powerful finger strengthening program and please check it out here.