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Activity: Wrist flexion

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Summary:

A simple strength exercise for the flexors of the wrist

Description:

  • sitting with the forearm supported by the thigh (palm face-up), hand gently closed into a fist
  • slowly flex (lift) the hand bending only from the wrist
  • then slowly extend (drop) the wrist
  • repeat as instructed
  • the exercise can be progressed by adding either elastic resistance or a small weight
  • NOTE: doing this exercise with the elbow straight, but still supported underneath, will tension the longer wrist flexors more

Tags: wrist flexion, flexors, common flexor origin, CFO, golfer's, golfer, golf elbow, carpi radialis longus, brevis, digitorum, strength, strengthening