One-hand deadlifts have long been a preferred means of testing and building one's grip strength, and to put an edge on the challenge, a thick-handled bar was employed—this was the proving ground of many a grip strength legend.
Thick Bar World Champion. IronMind's Apollon's Axle: not just the original—it debuted in 1994—but the best known and most widely used thick bar in top-tier strongman and grip competitions. Just try this
Silver Bullet Hold as both a training tool and as an event for grip strength contests: visually appealing and intuitively obvious, the Silver Bullet Hold has been featured in grip contests from California to Russia, with stops in Finland, England, Ukraine...
Saxon Bar is newest and very interesting APL contest with double overhand pinch-deadlift. Firstly added to contest in 2016 instead pinck block, its quick became most lovely discipline
We are glad to see you here and we are very glad what you are interesting about APL and Armlifting.
Started in 1993 in United States from IRONMIND Rolling Thunder grip tool , this sports now is 20+ countries and more few thousands peoples , who's love grip strength and armlifting competitions.
Our mission - is create ways for develop armlifting to olympic level.
Our pleasure - is create for you a good competitions with excellent emotions and big prizes
Our responsibility - to be opened for you, to be helpful for each athlete
Our technical rules
If you want to compete at our championships and professional events you need to know simple armlifting rules. Its include equipment rules, discipline rules, judgement rules, etc. Please see links bellow: rules are aviable @ Russian and English languages.