Grip Strength As A Biomarker

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Grip strength has always been an overlooked area. Even the topmost fitness enthusiasts fail to put enough importance on this matter. Most people are concerned with the physical training of other body parts yet grip training is rarely included in that. But believe it or not, grip strength can be considered as an important biomarker as well and this is all the more relevant for older people. In this post, we are going to try and explore more reasons to improve your grip strength.

What is its importance?

Well, there can be many reasons why grip strength is important for you. As we age, our body loses its natural strength and functionality like before. It can also occur due to lack of exercise and stagnancy.

But what most people don’t realize is that grip strength is very important to do even the most basic of things. It’s not about curling your hands and flaunting your biceps and triceps all the time. Even a wide forearm and can do a firm handshake doesn’t necessarily indicate that you have substantial grip strength.

Take simple activities like mowing your lawn, tending to the plants, fetching groceries, playing with your children, all of these activities require you to have a substantial amount of grip strength. Even some workouts that you intend to do at the gym will also require you to use your grip strength.

You might often come across situations where you cannot perform the exercise due to the lack of grip strength. No matter how much you try, you are just unable to lift the weight or hold it for a longer period. Now, even if we just talk from the perspective of working out, it’s very easy to understand that if we can’t lift heavy weights and can’t perform a certain exercise with adequate repetition then the muscle group we are targeting will not be trained or developed. Even if you wish to continue out of your willpower, it will be possible.

Apart from working out, you might face the same problem during your day-to-day activities as well. Especially during our old age, grip strength can prove to be invaluable.

What are its benefits?

As per various researchers, almost 80% of old people lack adequate grip strength and lack the potential to perform even some of the basic activities. As a matter of fact, grip strength is also related to our cardiovascular system. It shows that people having better grip strength, have fewer chances of having a heart attack than the rest.

One of the most dominant reasons behind treating grip strength as a biomarker is its direct relation with the functionality of other body parts and muscle groups. All of these indicate our healthy well-being.

Lastly, it’s safe to say that engaging in exercises improving our grip strength will be helpful for our day-to-day life. And Squegg makes it easier than ever! This smart grip trainer allows you to evaluate, improve and monitor your grip strength while relieving stress. You can carry this portable device with you and continue your training anytime, anywhere. It also comes with its companion application that offers you fun and interactive games to improve your grip strength and kill boredom at the same time. Get squegging today!

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Grip Strength As A Biomarker

Grip strength has always been an overlooked area. Even the topmost fitness enthusiasts fail to put enough importance on this matter. Most people are concerned with the physical training of other body parts yet grip training is rarely included in that.

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Isometric exercises that require you to apply tension on a particular muscle group lead to significant improvement in BP levels. As per Considerable, An experiment conducted at the Miami University showcased improved BP regulation in people who performed grip exercises.