"Gripedo is an incredibly versatile device that can be used for not only the development of grip strength but the entire arm. The number of possible applications are unmatched."
Coach Mike Barwis
Head Coach in American Muscle Discovery Channel Show
Coached Over 500 Olympians and Professional Athletes
Senior advisor of strength and conditioning coach of the NY Mets
CEO of Barwis Methods
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"This is an awesome product that found to be very valuable and I have been using it with my clients. I highly highly recommend it. It is a great investment piece. I enjoy using it very much and it has helped me condition my hands and my arms since I am a manual therapist but I also have been using it with great results with my clients. I would highly highly recommend it if you are in the market to train your grip. It is very well put together together and it is going to last you a long time. It is very versatile with what you can do with it."
Dr. Jacob Harden. Founder of Prehab 101. Worldwide Educator. Recommended by Men's Health as a leading educator to follow
“Gripedo is a great Strength-Training tool for developing some serious grip strength. This “cool tool” offers you a bunch of different grip options for developing some gorilla-like grip. This tool will definitely bring you back some flair of the “good old gym days” where people used to blacksmith their forearms with real steel and not only their thumbs by posting gym selfies and tapping on their smartphones. In my point of view the Gripedo is a tool to invest in. It’s durable and probably will last you a whole life long. We literally use the gripedo at every workout in our gym”
Founder of Bamboo Bench
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This is a pretty cool tool that you can chuck it in back of your car to get a workout anywhere. I will personally be using the Gripedo in a sand bucket for warm up and working for time. I believe it can prevent elbow issues and can help with imbalance issues in the forearm. It is quite difficult to on the grips. The sand training works grips, fingers, wrist, forearms and working with it increases endurance and gives a huge pump in the forearms. This is a very clever design and useful method of training for supination and pronation training for rehab and prehab for elbows and the wrist as well. I am a big fan of wrist rollers and gripedo allows single hand exercises with the nice ball shape handle and you will fell it in your hands really quickly, it works really nicely and allows exercises that are hard to mimic in gym. It is a very versatile device and it is a very clever design. I am a fan of this and implementing in my training.
Dan "RaspberyApe" Strauss. BJJ word champ, BJJ EBI and Polaris Veteran. Roger Gracie Black Belt. Host of the Raspberryape Podcast.
"Great versatile device for improving grip, wrist and forearms strength"
Best MMA Strength Coach 2018 World MMA Awards Winner
Speed of Sport Owner Speed, strength and conditioning Coach. Strength coach of several UFC belt holders, Olympic Gold Medalists, World Champion Boxers and Kickboxers.
“The Gripedo Trainer is an incredibly versatile grip building tool that is a swiss army knife of sorts. Thanks to its unique design and ability to be used in multiple ways, we recommend the Gripedo Trainer to anyone looking for a piece of equipment to increase training versatility with minimum space. This constant innovation is great for the industry and the consumer, and the Gripedo Trainers is the perfect example of this. They've taken a versatile piece of equipment, the barbell, and created an attachment that increases its functionality for an affordable price. Yes, that's a wide range of different exercises, but that's why we think it's such a cool piece of equipment, there's little out there that can compete with its versatility. This constant innovation is great for the industry and the consumer, and the Gripedo Trainers is the perfect example of this. They've taken a versatile piece of equipment, the barbell, and created an attachment that increases its functionality for an affordable price.
"I use this week in and week out at my gym with my wrestlers, baseball and softball players Great Piece of Equiptment. We are constantly testing it here at Diesel Crew"
Jedd "Napalm" Johnson. -Grip Training Expert, Grip Sport World Champion, Diesel Crew Writer, Author of Elbow Pain Prevention
“This is by far one of the best pieces of equipment I have ever used. Back when I was in high school I read about how often Alex Rodriguez did the rice bucket to strengthen his forearms. I had a big bucket of rice right next to my bed and I did this on a consistent basis every night. It helped my grip strength, improve my bat speed and strengthen my arm. This device is taking that whole process to another level. Kids in high school, college and even Professional baseball need this. This is a must have. You need to have quick hands and strong forearms for baseball. The burn you get while putting it in rice or sand is outstanding.
Highly would recommend to any gym, school, MILB or MLB team. People don’t take into account how important this is to do. It’s easy to travel with and even easier to incorporate into any workout. If you are a ball player this is a must have! “
Zach Lutz - Former Major League Baseball New York Mets Player
“Great device our athletes love it for hand and grip strength there is nothing better!!”
Coach Rick Saggese
Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coach
Author of “Baseball for Building Boys to Men”
“I have used a lot of grip strength tools and this one is PHENOMENAL. Every serious strength and conditioning facility must have one”
Coach Kristofer Koeper
Owner of House of Velo
“Gripedo is a fantastic tool to develop grip strength. If you want a cast iron grip, this could be a great investment for you. I get a lot of requests for reviews all the time for products, supplements but only a very few get to a stage of review and this is my first and only product that I have reviewed. I really really enjoyed using the gripedo. It is a solid piece of kit and is probably going to outlast my kettlebells. There are a variety ways of using it. What I love about it that it brings the thumb in to play and develops the entire hand and my hands were sore early on but identified weaknesses in my grip. It allows identifying weaknesses and ability to tackle these areas. I have not seen any other tools and products that allows some of the exercise patterns. It is very unique. I have used several grip tools over my time but gripedo is just an fantastic tool with many capabilities.
Coach Laurence Griffiths
Owner of www.bjjstrength.com
“Gripedo is definitely challenging my hand and foreman quasi-isometric strength endurance. This is a great addition the fighters off and in camp preparations and with my own training as well. “
American Top Team MMA Strenght Coach
Strength Coach of two UFC Belt Holders
“I really like the gripedo and use it as a daily part of my training”
3X Canadian National Champion
1 X German Super Cross Champion
“The gripedo is super cool. I find it to be a very effective tool for grip, hands, forearms. We have been using it to train our fighters. The gripedo is an incredibly valuable tool. I believe grip training is a huge advantage if it is done right. The sand training is a excellent way to train the hands and forearms. With use of different gripping positions the sand training can really tax the hands, forearms.”
Corey has been a strength coach for over 20 years, working with a wide variety of people and opened 2 successful gyms in Southern California. He is the founder of fightcampconditioning.com. Corey has coached several UFC fighters, BJJ and MMA champions.
"We were very excited to get the gripedo and we have been using it with our athletes at the UFC Institute of performance. It is a great product!"
Dr. Duncan French. Vice President of the UFC Institute of Performance
“We have found using the Gripedo barbell to be very effective in closely resembling the release point for our professional pitchers rehabilitating from elbow injuries at TMI Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery. The barbell pronation and supination exercise works the flexor pronator mass in a concentric and eccentric manner that can’t be trained in another fashion. The feedback from our pitchers has been that it targets their forearm muscles better in a more functional manner compared to traditional dumbbell wrist strengthening or rice bucket training we tried.”
Dr. Regan Wong, DPT, CSCS
Texas Rangers Physical Therapist Team
"I really like the gripedo and you might not think it is that difficult but literally you start feeling a really a burn after 5-7 seconds. I really like it. It can be great tool coming back after and injury. We use these with our teams especially on the off season"
Matt Anthonelli - Former MLB Sandiego Padres Player. Anthonelli baseball Youtube Channel Creator.
"Gripedo is a a product with a huge potential of use and it is very transferable to grappling and combat sports."
Macgregor McNair, Host of the "Unknown Strength Podcast" Found on itunes, sticher, soudcloud.
"Gripedo is an amazing tool and it is humbling using it. The stress it puts on on the fingers, hands, wrists and forearms is immense. I absolutely love it and it is a great piece of kit."
Barry Gibson. Grapple Fit Owner, Strength and Conditioning Coach to UFC and Bellator Fighters. Ross Pearson, Andrew Fisher and Phil De Fries. Magazine contributor. 3 Time National Sambo Champion, 2 Time British National Sambo Champion. Sambo President Cup Silver Medalist. 2018 World Sambo Championship Qualifier.
"Gripedo is an exceptional tool. The overall arm strength end endurance it can provide is outstanding. I absolutely love it and always keep it in my gym bag. Most grip exercises do not work the thumb and the gripedo gets it in the game"
Steve Yokay - 2018 Combat Wrestling World Silver Medalist, Sambo Pan-Ams Gold Medalist, 7 Time USA National Sambo Gold Medalist, USA Submission Wrestling National Champion, Multiple Time Judo State and Regional Gold Medalist.
"This product rocks. It took my grip fighting to the next level"
Nuri Kadioglu - Judo Black Belt, 5 Time Turkey National Champion, 7th Place in Worlds Masters 2017, New York Open 2004 Bronze Medalist, BJJ Purple Belt, Olympic Hopeful.