Category Archives: USAWA 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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Watch “Slo Mo 225lb Index Fingers Deadlift” on YouTube


This lift is from Saturday’s USAWA Grip Champs at the Dino Gym. I tore a big chunk of skin on this lift and super glued it back in place for the drive home. 

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Watch “325lb Axle Hack Lift” on YouTube


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Watch “Dinnie Lift” on YouTube


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Watch “Saxon Snatch” on YouTube


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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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Mary McConnaughey and Me at 2016 Grip Champs


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2016 USAWA Grip Championship: Part 1 – The Gym


This will be a multipart write-up of my experience at the 2016 USAWA Grip Championships. The event was held – as it has been every year since 2011 – at Al Myers’s Dino Gym in Abilene, Kansas.  The venue is … Continue reading

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Watch “315 Pound Middle Finger Deadlift” on YouTube


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