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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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Uh oh, I’m training grip again…


Wow, this must be like the 6th time this year I’ve trained my grip.  Haha, it’s still hanging around.  I do kettlebell stuff, but that is only with very light kettlebells.  And a bit with my Ironmind Zenith 3 gripper.  … Continue reading

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2012 USAWA Grip Championships – GOALS


Follow this link to read all about the 2012 USAWA Grip Championships on the USAWA website.  http://www.usawa.com/grip-championships/ This is a 5-event grip contest.  Venue is the worldclass Dino Gym in Holland, Kansas.  Here are the events and my goals.  Bodyweight … Continue reading

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12-17-11: Vertical Bar-2 Bars, 2″


12-17-11, Saturday VERTICAL BAR-2 BARS, 2″ This is a short way of saying that I did a vertical bar workout where I held a 2″ vertical bar in each hand and lifted them at the same time.  This would be … Continue reading

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FBBC 2″ Vertical Bar: 301 pounds-left hand


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6-29-11: Key Pinch – 1″ Vertical Bar


6-29-11, Wednesday KEY PINCH – 1″ VERTICAL BAR -41×1-both hands     *Notes: Full lifts.  -67.2-for 2 MISSES-both hands     *Notes: Nothing at all.  Will be easy to “cheat” on this lift so I was trying to keep it very clean.  -51.2×1-both hands     … Continue reading

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11-22-10: 1st test of grip strength since July 16th, 2010


11-22-10, Sunday MMS GRIPPERS Hadn’t planned on testing grip but I was out in the garage for an extended period and finally just decided to do it since it had been 4 months since I’ve done a grip workout.  MMS … Continue reading

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USAWA News & Updates


Visit the USAWA site to see what new developments and stories Al Myers has added to the already great site.  He’s doing a stellar job of keeping the site updated and packed full of high-quality news and updates in the … Continue reading

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Goals for the Dino Grip Challenge


My goals for the Dino Grip Challenge are fluid and will probably be adjusted upwards if my training goes as planned.  I should just set them a bit on the high side and be done with it.  But that’s just … Continue reading

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2″ Vertical Bar Demo Video


This video will surely help some of you who are unsure of what grip to use to maximum effect on the vertical bar lift.  This is an event at the 2010 Dino Grip Challenge.

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