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Tiny Overlord Celebrates 4th Birthday With Over Bodyweight Deadlift


Josephine told me she wanted to lift something “very heavy” the day after her birthday.  I asked her how heavy she wanted to go.  Her go-to answer the past few months has been kind of a gibberish number – (“15-17-800”) … Continue reading

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Tiny Overlord With Dog Friends


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It’s been a while since I posted


I tore my right middle finger skin badly pulling 380lbs on the middle fingers deadlift last week.  Now it’s 5 days until the USAWA Grip Champs and it is healing up about as slowly as I expected.  It will probably … Continue reading

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Grandpa and Tiny Overlord Ninja Warrior


Walt was asking Josie if he could climb the “warped wall” – which on our makeshift American Ninja Warrior course is her slide.      

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Pushup Contest With Tiny Overlord


Josie challenged me to a pushup contest at the park.  So I couldn’t refuse! Of course she beat me handily.  And then shamed me the entire way back home.  Mocking me repeatedly – “Do you even lift, bro?”

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The Swiftly Changing Moods Of Tiny Overlord


The following series of pictures were separated by at most 5 seconds between each individual shot.  First there was sadness.  Then happiness.  Then blistering rage. Over what?  Uh, I don’t really know.  I was walking beside her while she is … Continue reading

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Thursday Strength — Charlottesville Strength


Max jerk Clean-grip OHS work up to heavy triple 3 rounds of: barbell pull-overs x 10 bent dumbbell fly x 10-15 via Thursday Strength — Charlottesville Strength

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Watch “Tiny Overlord Asks “Do You Even Lift Bro?”” on YouTube


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Toddler Faux-Flask Pinch Device


  So, my fabrication skills suck.  To the extreme.  But my inspiration for this lightweight pinch device was the Barrel Strength Systems “Flask.”  The Flask is lightweight.  Mine is lightweight.  The Flask is made out of high quality aluminum.  Mine … Continue reading

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Tiny Overlord Learns The Goblet Squat!


I have tried to teach Josie to do the kettlebell Goblet Squat for a few weeks.  Just a few times here and there where I have shown her how to do it and casually watched while she tried it out … Continue reading

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