Making Movies: Inch, Blob, York 45, No. 3 Captains of Crush Gripper

Here's another reason to be at Gary Udit's Strongest Man in Pittsburgh contest on April 23: The Diesel Crew will be there with their World Series of Grip and they're not pulling any punches when it comes to events.

Deadlift an Inch replica, do the same with a Blob (if you're feeling particularly strong that day, maybe they'll let you do both of these at the same time - one in each hand), and if you think deadlifting is just for powerlifters, take a deep breath because you have to do one more: this time it's an old-style York 45 and you have to lift it by pinch gripping its sloping hub.

Last, billed as "the staple of Grip Athletics," it's grippers, and all you have to do is bang a No. 3 Captains of Crush® gripper shut and then you're not just home free, but the Diesel Crews plans to make you a movie star by featuring you in one of their "hardcore videos for a month."

It's all part of Gary Udit's NAS strongman contest: the Strongest Man in Pittsburgh Championships on April 23, 2005. For full details please check the official NAS website.

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