Tag Archives: Grip Strength

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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Watch “Dinnie Lift” on YouTube


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Watch “Saxon Snatch” on YouTube


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Watch “One Hand Deadlift Tire Axle” on YouTube


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Toddler Grip Training Tools


From left to right: Tiny Overlord double overhand deadlifting 12lbs on a 1″ diameter PVC homemade bar. 3.4lbs (total weight) on the one hand pinch plates (1.25lb Yorks) setup.  Just a PVC pipe through the middle of the plates with … Continue reading

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Father And Daughter Kettlebell Suitcase Carry


Josie is quite enamored with kettlebells of all sizes.  I bought her a tiny 5lb kettlebell a while back from the Play It Again Sports in Overland Park, KS.  I also bought myself a 70lber while I was there.  She … Continue reading

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Tiny Overlord Contemplates The Saxon Plank


Don’t let her pretty dress fool you.  She was ready to blast off with this weight on the Saxon Plank. The Saxon Snatch is one of the events at the OTSM contest (USAWA sanctioned) at Eric Todd’s training facility in … Continue reading

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Meet The Newest Certified Monster Hunter Level 4 – Ben Edwards


Certified Monster Hunters Lv.4 (★★★★) No. Name Country Year of Birth Body Profile Date Setting Video 1 Seonghyeon Jang South Korea 1987 180cm, 110kg 2015-05-06 30mm [Click] 2 Beomseok Kim South Korea 1979 176cm, 89kg 2015-05-07 30mm [Click] 3 Sumin … Continue reading

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USAWA Record Day Results – “Sir Lance-A-Lot’s Record Day”


I had a good time Saturday at Eric Todd’s training facility near Turney, Missouri.  He hosted a USAWA Record Day that he titled “Sir Lance-A-Lot’s Record Day.”  Lance Foster was turning 50 years old. Lance Foster, Dean Ross, and Eric … Continue reading

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