Category Archives: Middle Fingers Deadlift
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
Thanks to Al Myers for the flattering write-up of my 310 pound Middle Fingers Deadlift pull from the 2011 USAWA National Grip Championships on the 12th at his Dino Gym in Abilene, Kansas. It’s not everyday that a lifter … Continue reading
Lifter Age BWT Vert Bar Pinch MF DL 2″ DL 3″ DL Total Points Al Myers 44 249 183-R 132 275 325 555 1470 1226.9 Ben Edwards 35 219 222-L 162 310 300 300 1294 1099.8 Dave Glasgow 57 248 … Continue reading
The 2 Hand Pinch was the second event at the USAWA National Grip Championships. I knew I wouldn’t break any PRs on this event since the plates weren’t even chalked when the warmups started. Most of the competitors simply chalked … Continue reading
2011 USAWA National Grip Championships BODYWEIGHT My bodyweight goal for the contest was 220 pounds. I actually thought I had missed that mark by 2 or 3 pounds on the day of the contest so I sulkily ate everything in … Continue reading
It was 22 degrees in the garage and I didn’t turn on a heater even though I knew it would make a 10-20lb difference in some of my lifts. Turns out it made about a 50lb difference in the last … Continue reading
1-26-11, Wednesday MIDDLE FINGERS DEADLIFT -131×1 -202×1 *Notes: Even this weight was tender on the tendons. -254×1 *Notes: This is a 21 pound PR! -275×1! *Notes: This is a 42 pound PR! Got on video and already posted it.