Eric Todd

July 31, 2018

USAWA Nationals | Eric Todd

A few weeks ago, I flew down to Cocoa Beach, Florida to compete in the USAWA Nationals. I felt my training had been spot on for this meet, and was feeling strong. The caliber of competition was impressive, but I was feeling ready. It was very hot and humid in...

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May 22, 2018

USAWA Heavy Lift Championship Recap | Eric Todd

It has been a pretty good start to my year competing in All-Round Weightlifting. The first event was the USAWA First Quarter Postal. In this event we had 3 members of the KC Strongman Club lift in the postal at my house. This included my long time training partner Lance...

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February 7, 2018

Dino Challenge Recap with Eric Todd

Last weekend, I competed in yet another Dino Challenge in Holland, KS. This meet has been going on since 2004, where I won the heavyweight division. This time around was in honor of the late Tom Ryan, who was an avid all-rounder and weightlifting historian. Unfortunately for me, Tom’s favorite...

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January 20, 2018

2017 USAWA Postal Series Recap with Eric Todd

Right before the end of 2017, KC Strongman Club and I took part in the USAWA Postal Championships. This past year, I have done rather well in the USAWA Postal Series events, but unfortunately the events in the championship were not well suited for me. While this was all round,...

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October 2, 2017

All-Round Weighlifting | Eric Todd

All-Round Weighlifting | Eric Todd One of the things I love about competing in all-round weightlifting is the postal competition. This is where you gather regionally and do your lifts in front of a certified official, and then the results are sent to a central location to be compiled and...

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July 19, 2017

Competing in Obscure Strength Sports | Eric Todd

There are a number of strength disciplines that one can choose to compete in if pursuing an athletic career in strength sports/physical culture. I have competed in strongman, highland games, highlander, powerlifting, all-round, and even one Olympic lifting meet. There is also arm wrestling and bodybuilding, but probably others that...

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June 14, 2017

Breaking Records | Eric Todd

It has a spell since my last blog, so I thought I would take a moment to get you all caught up with what I have been up to. Training has been going well for the most part. My upper body has been progressing well, my front and back squats...

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January 23, 2017

IAWA Gold Cup Recap | Eric Todd

This past October, I competed in the IAWA Gold Cup meet. It is like the World Championships of record breaker days. You choose one lift and your opener must be a World Record. There were lifters from the US, Britain, Scotland, Finland and Australia. I chose a lift called Lateral...

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September 29, 2016

Continuing Down the Path of Progress | Eric Todd

School is back in session, and life has become even busier. My training is still progressing which has been positive. I finally reintroduced back squats into my regiment, and though very light for the time being, they feel good. I have even competed twice in the past month. The first...

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June 21, 2016

Summertime is Here | Eric Todd

The past couple months of school were quite interesting and turned out to be some of the most challenging in my tenure. While I loved every minute of it, I was emotionally drained by the end of the year. I guess the school thought I did a pretty good job...

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