Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Updated Century Club

by Al Myers
The first half of 2012 has been a record setting pace for the USAWA.  So far 589 new USAWA records have been established in the Record List.  If this pace continues we will eclipse 1000 records this year!!  However, you have to wonder how all this recent activity has affected the RECORDS RACE?  […]

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A RECORD Record Day

by Al Myers
Jesse watching and judging his daughter Gabby performing a 80 pound 12" base squat at the 2012 Jobes Steel Jungle Record Day.
Jesse Jobe really put “on a show” with his first USAWA promotion – the Jobe’s Steel Jungle Record Day.  It is exciting to see a new enthusiast club like his in […]

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USAWA History – 1999 Nationals

by Al Myers
(The following is the meet report written by Bill Clark in the July, 1999 issue of the Strength Journal, Vol. X No. 4.    This National Championships was the second Championships promoted by the Ambridge BBC.)
HABECKER, NOI RULE USAWA MEET
Ambridge, PA., June 26 – Denny Habecker, the Lebanon, Pa. strongman who seems to get […]

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Dumbbell Swing vs. Kettlebell Swing

by Roger LaPointe
Denny Habecker performing a Dumbbell Swing at the 2012 USAWA Club Challenge in Ambridge Barbell Club with an "old-style" 75 pound Jackson Globe Dumbbell.
Everyone knows that kettlebells are extremely popular right now. With that popularity has come a re-introduction of some old exercises and lifts, especially the kettlebell swing. While the one […]

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