Video: Axle Deadlifts up to 545lbs - Pretty much the complete opposite of a DL bar..

Last Wednesday for Event Day we did Axle Deadlifts up to 545lbs, followed by several sets of Farmer’s Walks w. 220lbs per hand. Definitely a different feel on starting the pull with the axle not having any bend/whip. I also took 565 and missed at lockout, before realizing that in Strongman I'm allowed to ramp/hitch the bar..

I'm going to start doing more Farmers Walks on the weekends (and heavy) to work on improving that as well - Chipping away...

Wednesday (Strongman Event Day with Iron Asylum)

A. Sandbag Toss Warm-Up - 5 minutes

B. Axle Deadlifts up to 545lbs (miss at 565lbs)

C. Farmer's Walks up to 220lbs per hand.

Thursday (Accessory Day @ Rec Center)

A1. Machine Hamstring Curls - 3x15

A2. Band Pull-Aparts - 3x15

B. Seated Cable Rows - 5x12

C1. Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Presses - 3x12

C2. Band Pull-Aparts - 3x15

D1. Hammer Strength Incline Press - 4x12

D2. Dumbbell Bicep Curls - 4x12


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