I recently started doing some basic finger exercises (basically just opening and closing my fretting hand with a snap over and over until it gets too difficult).  I am amazed how quickly it has made a difference.  Fretting and speedwork are already way easier due to the little bit of extra finger strength.  Let’s hope it scales well.


Disclaimer: this may all just be a placebo effect, but I’ll take it anyway.  Playing Dream Theater riffs is easier now!