Category Archives: 2″ Dumbbell Deadlift

2017 USAWA Grip Championships Write-up


The 2017 USAWA Grip Championships took place on Saturday, February 11th, at Al Myers’s Dino Gym in Abilene, KS.  It was a spectacular contest – like it has been every year Al has hosted it. I went home with my … Continue reading

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2012 USAWA Grip Championships – GOALS


Follow this link to read all about the 2012 USAWA Grip Championships on the USAWA website.  http://www.usawa.com/grip-championships/ This is a 5-event grip contest.  Venue is the worldclass Dino Gym in Holland, Kansas.  Here are the events and my goals.  Bodyweight … Continue reading

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12-19-11: Dumbbell Walk and 2″ Dumbbell Deadlift


12-19-11, Monday DUMBBELL WALK Temp was 48 degrees.  Plenty warm for grip work in other words.  The Dumbbell Walk is a USAWA event where a 3.5″ diameter dumbbell is carried for 10 feet with one hand.  It’s a bit harder … Continue reading

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