The gym sledge hammer is one of the most intense training tools, predominantly used for strongman training and MMA fighters. It is a solid metal sledge hammer, designed for high impact training.
Gym Hammer training is usually done by slamming the hammer into a tyre. It is important to train with a tyre as this will reduce the stress caused by the high impact of the hammer.
The shape and weight of the gym hammer means performing functional movements incorporating all muscles of the body to develop a high level of core strength and power. Most common name for this type of training is Power Training, using large muscle groups for each slam takes up loads of energy making this a perfect cardiovascular workout of fighters and elite power athletes.
If done properly and consistently, training with a Gym Hammer will increase your power by first developing the muscular control and then increasing the number of muscles you are able to recruit (use) to perform this powerful action…
Also great for cardiovascular training and fat loss