(i9) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication oo) Pub. No.: US 2006/0247102 Al
Kupferman (43) Pub. Date: Nov. 2,2006
(54) HAND EXERCISING DEVICE
(76) Inventor: Scott Kupferman, Dix Hills, NY (US) Correspondence Address:
BROWN, RUDNICK, BERLACK & ISRAELS,
BOX IP, 18TH FLOOR
ONE FINANCIAL CENTER
BOSTON, MA 02111 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 11/477,196
(22) Filed: Jun. 27, 2006
Related U.S. Application Data
(63) Continuation-in-part of application No. 10/419,359, filed on Apr. 21, 2003.
(51) Int. CI.
A63B 23/16 (2006.01)
A63B 23/14 (2006.01)
(52) U.S. CI 482/44; 482/47
An exercising device for the hand is disclosed. A securement is secured to an anchoring member comprising a band with a pair of ends configured to extend around and be secured to the hand of the user and configured to support the anchoring member in a position overlying the palm of the hand of a user and is coupled to the hand of the user. A plurality of fingertip engaging members are each configured and dimensioned to be secured to a respective fingertip a plurality of fingertip anchorings. Each of the fingertip anchorings is secured to a respective fingertip engaging member. A plurality of respective palm anchorings are secured to the anchoring member. A plurality of respective elastic members each have first and second ends. The first end of each of the elastic members is secured to the fingertip anchorings. The second end of each of the elastic members is secured to the palm anchorings. Alternatively, the securement and the anchoring member comprise a closed loop elastic strap.