Tag Archives: Axle

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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Watch “325lb Axle Hack Lift” on YouTube


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Blog Friend – Today’s lesson: Small victories win the war


Today’s lesson: Small victories win the war.

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Sore Hamstrings!


Yesterday’s workout involved several types of deadlift.  The weight wasn’t high on any of them – since they’re grip events that I’m training for the upcoming USAWA grip contest – but my hamstrings are feeling it today. 1-5-11, Thursday INDEX … Continue reading

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One Arm Snatch-Silverback Axle: 101 Pounds


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Updates


Still training.  Have been doing more Griptopz Shallow Hub training in preparation for the Fall Grip Decathlon on November 12th.  I have already put about 4lbs on this lift.  Doesn’t sound like much – but it’s a low overall weight lift … Continue reading

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2002 Super Grip Challenge Photo


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Axle Clean & Jerk: notes from the USAWA Nationals


AXLE CLEAN AND JERK: (best was 185lbs) My left shoulder has been bothering me for a few weeks pretty severely.  Another event I knew was going to be limited by what one of my minorly injured bodyparts could handle. Opened … Continue reading

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6-20-09, USAWA Nationals Results


Had a great time yesterday at the USAWA Nationals, held in Holland, KS – at Al Myers’ Dino Gym.  I’ll report in detail later, but I do want to mention that the Dino Gym is the best-equipped gym that I … Continue reading

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FBBC Sponsorship of the Mo Town Grip Down Contest on May 16th


John Beatty of FBBC (Fat Bastard Barbell Company) has generously provided sponsorship of the Mo Town Grip Down grip contest on May 16th.  Thanks John!  John is a real class act, and I thought this long before his sponsorship of … Continue reading

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