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Fast Fitness - Strengthen Hand and Wrist

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Here is Fast Friday Fitness - strengthen forearm, hand, and wrist while practicing a useful skill (functional exercise).
  1. Use a screwdriver to push in and turn a screw into a block of wood. Then drive two more.
  2. Using the same hand, reverse direction and undo all three.
  3. Repeat with the other hand

Use hand and forearm muscles to power the turning, instead of letting the effort concentrate on the wrist.

Start with soft wood and work up to harder materials.

With your improved skills, you can go from making your wrist better to helping fix and build things to make your community better.


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M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.

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