Category Archives: USAWA Lifts

The Dumbbell Walk

by Al Myers
Darren Barnhart, of the Dino Gym, performing the Dumbbell Walk last Saturday at the Dino Gym.
Often in the Dino Gym when the workouts are over, different odd training toys get pulled out for impromptu challenges.  This happened the other day in the gym with an official USAWA lift, the Dumbbell Walk.  The […]

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One Hand Snatch

by Arthur Saxon
Position 1 – One Hand Snatch
Place yourself in position 1 (see illustration), and as you pull strongly with the right hand and shoulder, press as hard as you can with the left hand on the left knee.  Then when the weight has reached a fair height, dip beneath same, the eyes to be […]

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Goerner Stroll

by Al Myers
Bob Burtzloff participated in the Goerner Stroll at Kevin Fulton's SuperGrip Challenge several years ago.
This will be the last event in the Oldtime Strongman Competition at the Dino Gym Challenge.  It is based on a unique stage act performed by the Oldtime German Strongman Hermann Goerner.  The name of this Oldtime Strongman […]

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Dinnie Lift

by Al Myers
Al Myers demonstrating the Dinnie Lift.
This feat of strength is based on Donald Dinnie and the Dinnie Stones.  The Dinnie Stones have received much publicity over these past few years, and most definitely, qualifies as an Old-Time Strongman Event.  However, some modifications had to be made to make this feasible as a […]

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