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    Default Wrist training balls

    hey guys has anyone of you guys tried the wrist ball to strenghten your wrist or forearm?
    if anyone did, how was it? does it help make your wrist/forearm stronger?

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    by wrist training ball do you mean powerballs or the Chinese metal balls?

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    The powerball was fun while the novelty lasts... and then I stopped using it. Now I use 12lbs dumb bell for wrist curls (rotating, reversal and regular). IMO, any wrist exercise strengthens your forearm: as long as you do it regularly.

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    im talking about the powerballs. do they work?

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    yes, they definitely give your forearm and fingers a workout

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    well i don't think they will hurt anything, but i also find that the range of motion the powerball trains is quite different than badminton motion. the powerball is requires a circular motion in order to keep it going.

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    I use the NSD powerball regularly while I am watching TV at home, crank up to ~ 10K rpm and kept it up as long as I can then slow down to ~ 7K rpm while taking mini breaks in between, it does burn your arm pretty fast. On the other hand, the old fashion brick & stick exercise is just as good or better than the powerball. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmn5Eh80reQ

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    I prefer the Dynaflex powerball. The quality is better and they always back their customers up! Mine has been going great for a year.

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