Category Archives: Grip Contest

Time to renew my USAWA membership


http://usawa.com/forms-and-applications/ Happy New Year everybody!  It’s time for me to renew my USAWA membership. The USAWA Grip Championships is coming up in February.  If you train grip or are even interested in training grip, I hope you sign up for … Continue reading

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USAWA Record Day results over the weekend


I did the Lift For Leroy II Record Day at Eric Todd’s gym in Turney, Missouri on Saturday.  Enjoyed the drive in the Mustang (1.5 hours one-way) and got to spend time with some people that I really like for … Continue reading

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2016 USAWA Grip Championship: Part 2 – The People


  Al Myers has hosted the USAWA Grip Championships since their inception in 2011. Al is not a grip specialist. But due to his varied strength training, he has built a very strong base of balanced grip strength. He was … Continue reading

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Watch “315 Pound Middle Finger Deadlift” on YouTube


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USAWA Forum Post: Countdown to Grip Champs


http://www.usawa.com/forum/?vasthtmlaction=viewtopic&t=958.0 While most of the world watched the Grammys, I did a bit of typing instead.

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2 Weeks Until The Gripday Party


Two weeks until the Gripday Party.  I should be training hard for the contest. But instead I’ve been fighting a myriad of sicknesses for the past few weeks.  It has run through my house a few times.  Wife and baby … Continue reading

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What’s The Plan For 2014?


Some things I don’t talk about on my blog.  Work is one of those.  So my work goals and what happens there are private.  Most everything else is an open book though.  I’ll do sort of a Q&A format on … Continue reading

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Fall Grip Decathlon Results – Ben Edwards 1st Place


Flash Report 1st Place Ben Edwards 2nd Place Ryan J Pitts 3rd Place Dustin Williams

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9-27-11: Mouse Pinch-52mm and Blob


9-27-11, Tuesday 2-HAND MOUSE PINCH-52MM Used only chalk in this workout.  Left the Dry Hands off and the temperature was 79 degrees when I finished. -104×3     Pulled all reps about 18″.  -130×1     Pulled about 18″.   -156×1     Moderate.  Pulled about 18″. … Continue reading

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9-20-11: MMS Grippers, Mouse Pinch, 2″ Vertical Bar, and Blobs


9-20-11, Tuesday The plan for today’s workout was simply to work up to my planned Fall Grip Decathlon contest openers.  And then move to the next event.  I only did 3 of the scheduled events and a Blob lift to … Continue reading

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