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PhD in Physical Therapy, St. Ambrose University
This article was co-authored by Jourdan Evans, PhD. Jourdan Evans is an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified Personal Trainer based in Los Angeles, California. She received her PhD in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in 2012 and received her ACE certification in 2013. This article has been viewed 567,244 times.
Updated: October 8, 2020
To exercise your fingers, start by making a fist and holding it for 30 seconds. Then, spread out your fingers as wide as you can and repeat the exercise 4 times. Next, do 4 repetitions of flattening your hand palm-down on a table and pressing down on it for 30 seconds. You can also try squeezing a soft ball firmly in your palm for 5 seconds at a time, and repeating the motion 10 times. Additionally, touch each finger to the pad of your thumb so that it makes an “O” shape to stretch your finger muscles. For advice on how to build finger strength for activities like rock climbing or body building, read on!
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