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Old April 22, 2023, 09:06 PM   #1
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Heavy revolver exersices

Recently got a 7.5" Super Redhawk .454. Great shooting firearm and possibly my favorite yet. But it's a little on the heavy side (soaks up the recoil nicely), and I'm not as steady with it as I would like. With my other pistols I'm rock solid shooting free hand - with this one I have a little shake, which is probably to be expected.

Any recommendations for exercises to build strength to increase steadiness? My hands and wrists are plenty stout, I think I need work in the shoulder/elbow areas.

I do a bunch of normal pushups and diamond pushups on a regular basis - is there a different style of pushup to help with what I need?
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Old April 25, 2023, 03:16 PM   #2
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consider wrist and bicep curls, as well as holding free dumbells at arms length.

When I was younger, I kept 12 pound dumbells next to my computer chair so I worked out while goofing off at the computer.
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I've been using an NSD Powerball for many years to keep my hands strong for shooting heavy bullet loads in 44 Mag and 45 Colt (285 & 300gr @ 1050) and bass fishing rods. Works wrist to shoulders. One other benefit - I spent 31 years in IT and never had any wrist/hand issues.
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