NEW! Joe Kinney’s Secret Weapon Grip Machine

When Joe Kinney started training to close the #4 gripper, he had to devise his own unique equipment~and The Secret Weapon was born! We obtained Joe Kinney’s permission to faithfully reproduce his original SECRET WEAPON grip machine-the same angles, the same specs-everything!

Now you can own and train with a carbon copy of the machine that allowed Joe to conquer the #4 gripper. This is the only Secret Weapon Grip Machine approved and endorsed by Joe Kinney himself. More info…
Get a Grip! With Joe Kinney

In this groundbreaking DVD, you can see the original “Get a Grip!” video, put together by the first man to close the IronMind #4 Gripper, Mr. Joe Kinney. You’ll learn all about his training equipment, his workout ideas and more importantly: his the results. Includes the only footage of the #4 gripper ever closed on film plus over TWO HOURS of additional material, shot in the summer of 2009, where Joe Kinney revisits his training and offers insight and instruction not found in the original video. More info…
Gift Cards

Can’t think of the perfect gift? Give the gift of strength with a Functional Hand Strength Gift Card. Available in $30, $50, and $100, they are the perfect gift for trainers, athletes, musicians, or anyone who wants to gain some serious strength. More info…

Gift Cards

Iron Mind Captains of Crush Hand Grippers

The gripper that changed the world! You will feel the difference quality makes when you train on the original Iron Mind Captain of Crush Grippers. It was Iron Mind that put hand grippers back on the map in the late 1980s. Even today with a whole slew of imitators, the Captains of Crush Grippers stand alone as the highest-quality grip tool you will find and the undefeated leader in the field of hand strength development.

Now available in ELEVEN strengths! Do YOU have what it takes to reach the top of the mountain? More info…

Ironmind Hand Grippers

Top Quality Manila Climbing Ropes

Rope climbing is one of the very best exercises for serious athletes. If you are looking for a single exercise that will increase your grip strength and train every other muscle in your entire body, rope climbing is it. Our high-quality manila gym climbing ropes are made of the finest quality 3-strand grade-A manila and come with a steel clamp on one end for easy installation and removal. The other end of the rope is covered by a polyboot to prevent unraveling and promote durability during heavy use. More info…

Climbing Ropes

Polyplus Outdoor Climbing Ropes

Our Synthetic Polyplus Outdoor Climbing Ropes are ready to battle the elements and have you swinging from tree to tree like Tarzan in no time flat. Choose these synthetic climbing ropes if you plan to do any outside climbing. More info…
Outdoor Climbing Ropes
2-Inch Thick Climbing Ropes

Want to be stronger than King Kong? — I’m sure everyone would agree that rope climbing is a serious workout… There’s no other exercise quite like rope climbing for building a “gorilla grip” and a sturdy back. Our traditional 1.5-inch diameter climbing ropes provide a number of interesting exercises for any routine….but more and more athletes have been clamoring for a new rope climbing challenge and so here it is: More Info…


How to Be a Champion by Ernie Jeffrey

If you want to learn what it takes to be a Champion Armwrestler, Ernie Jeffrey can show you…he coached some of the best in the game and put his theories down on paper. One of our scouts found a few mint copies of his incredibly rare training book published in 1977, so grab your copy now and become a real “terror” at the table. More Info…
Old School Arm Wrestling
Hand-Balancing for Muscular Development by Bill Hinbern

You will find very little, if any, modern sources on hand-balancing available anywhere…until NOW that is.Thanks to strength author, historian and publisher Bill Hinbern, the lost art of hand-balancing lives again… More Info…

Hand Balancing

Dr. Ken’s Original Log Bar Trainer

Years ago, Dr. Ken Leistner trained with a unique parallel grip bar that Arthur Jones devised at the old Nautilus plant in Deland, Florida. Dr. Ken experienced tremendous results with this bar and a few years later had his own version made up. Now you can train with the very Log Bar made to Dr. Ken’s exact specs. Perfect for overhead pressing, rows, bench pressing and hammer curls, this Log Bar comes with a complimentary Log Bar training booklet written by Dr. Ken himself and is ONLY available at FHS.

The Log Bar Training Guide

The first and only training guide specifically written for Log Bar training. This 8.5″ x 11″ 55-page training guide includes material by John Wood, Dr. Ken Liestner, Pat Povilaitis, and Brooks Kubik. It also features just about everything you would ever want to know about how to use the Log Bar for the best results.

The Log Bar Training Guide
Climbing Rope Accessories and Attachment Hardware

If you’re setting up a climbing rope, you are going to need the right hardware to safely and efficiently attach it somewhere. We provide several options to handle a variety of installation needs, including I-Beam clamps, Wood Beam hangers, and Pipe Clamp hangers.

All manila rope orders come with the L-1 link (pictured at left) which will help you connect your rope to your specific type of attachment hardware.We also offer several custom options for your rope, such as various types of knots (monkey paw, “big knot,” and ball stop), a “rope hoist,” and the highly practical “tambourine.” More Info…
FHS Custom Short Rope

…well this got us to thinkin’ – how about if we combined the great hand strength benefits of climbing ropes with something portable enough to be used just about anywhere and by just about anyone? The result was the FHS CUSTOM SHORT ROPE.This custom piece is one of our classic three strand manila ropes cut down to a much more manageable length.

These ropes feature all of the great components which make them the best ropes out there except that they are only three feet in length! Perfect for carrying in a gym bag.
FHS Short Rope
Finger Fitness Guide Book and Instructional DVD

The Finger Fitness Program has been in development for over 20 years and originally began as a small booklet. Over the years, it has grown and grown until now it incorporates an 80 page instructional manual as well as a 63 minute step-by-step demonstrational DVD.
Finger Fitness Guide Book and Instructional DVD
Dinosaur Training by Brooks Kubik

If you are sick and tired of screwin’ around with garbage training information then Dinosaur Training is the book you have been searching for!Dinosaur Training features in-depth training information on: Sand Bags, Barrel Lifting, Power Rack Training, Thick Bars, Heavy Grip Work, Tendon and Ligament Training, Effort, Dedication, Perseverance, Concentration, Determination, Mental Toughness and much more. More info…
The Official Functional Hand Strength Logo T-Shirt

What does “The Human Vise” Pat Povilaitis wear when he performs his extreme strength feats? Camo pants, lifting shoes and the Official Functional Hand Strength Logo T-Shirt of course!This high quality 50/50 Cotton-Polyester blend is the coolest t-Shirt on the Net. Our logo is featured on the front and back along with our motto: “Earn it.” Available only in kick a$$ black. Sizes: Medium, Large, XL, XXL, XXXL. More Info…