Wednesday, February 29, 2012

HIGA MONSTER is ready for "The Cage"

HIGA wearing the Limited Edition shirt we will have in "The Cage"

Time to get CRAZY!  I can't wait to lift this weekend in Columbus, Ohio!

Mahalo to Veronica Black at Studio Salon (Bonney Lake, WA) for the wicked haircut today!

"The CAGE" is only 3 days away. Come see the HIGA MONSTER in Columbus, Ohio!

HIGA MONSTER will be lifting on Friday at 3pm (Axle press exhibition), Saturday at 2pm (Pros vs Bros 500 lbs deadlift for reps) and closing out Sunday at 2pm (Pros vs Bros benchpress my bodyweight for reps).  All times Eastern standard time.
The teams for the Pros vs Bros are split into Red vs Yellow.  

HIGA MONSTER is on the red team competing for the "Hire for Heroes USA charity" 
Team Yellow is competing for the "Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund" 

The team with the most reps after the weekend will win a $1,000 donation to their charity from Universal Nutrition!
You can watch this all weekend LIVE on the Animal Pak Facebook page!  The camera & microphone will be live during all Expo open hours.  It will also be recorded and saved on the site in case you miss it.


Friday, February 24, 2012

"USAPL Washington State Powerlifting Championships" is tomorrow for HIGA MONSTER vs Ben Seath 2/25/12

In the blue corner, 41 years old & sexier than Ben Seath...HIGA MONSTER

In the red corner, parts unknown, weight unknown, 21 years old...Ben Seath

Who is going to win tomorrow?  Come to Columbia City, WA in Seattle at 9am to find out! 
Looking forward to lifting against Ben for the first time.  We are going to put up some awesome numbers in the Raw Division (no knee wraps or suits) and put on a great show!

Where: Royal Esquire Club
             5046 Rainier Avenue South
             Seattle, WA 98118

$5 admission fee for all spectators.

Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Thursday, February 23, 2012

HIGA MONSTER in Cathedral City, CA for some NCAA softball

I saw T.J. Houshmandzadeh (Oregon State, Oakland Raiders WR) at the softball tourney.

Met some "uncles"... Byron Souza & Mr. Kaneshiro.  Byron's daughter is the starting Freshman shortstop for the University of Washington Huskies. Kimberlee Souza (Iolani High School)

Flying back to Seattle tomorrow but it was awesome to get some sunshine in CA for a few days.  It was 91 degrees today in Cathedral City!
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

David Silver visits HIGA MONSTER at "Imperial CrossFit" (Kent, WA)

My friend David Silver (center) stopped by to checkout Imperial CrossFit today.  Braddah Dave was visiting from Honolulu & is getting ready for a Strongman contest on O'ahu in August. Ryan Riess (left) & HIGA MONSTER (right)

David was trippin out cause they had the garage door open & it was 40 degrees out & Ryan Riess was working out with no shirt during the CrossFit class that afternoon!  Balmy Washington weather, brah!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Pre-workout meal & drink of a racquetball CHAMPION!

Look at what my neighbor Jeremy brought before our racquetball game this morning! LOL

HIGA MONSTER Bulky Boy strongman team

Saturday, February 18, 2012

HIGA MONSTER vs Ben Seath episode #7

7 more days till I compete against Ben Seath.
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Welcome back home John Whisman!

Our friend, John Whisman (orange shirt) returned from 7 months at sea serving on the Naval supercarrier, the USS John C. Stennis.

John is the husband of Bulky Boy strongman team member, Kristyn Vytlacil Whisman.  So we surprised him with a "Welcome Home" workout at Imperial CrossFit this morning at 5:30am!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

HIGA MONSTER vs Ben Seath episode #6

Its finally official.  Ben Seath got his entry form delivered to the promoter yesterday.  ITS ON!
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Saturday, February 11, 2012

HIGA MONSTER vs Ben Seath episode #5

14 days until I compete vs Ben Seath.  Great energy at Imperial CrossFit today with all my friends/training partners!
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

HIGA MONSTER 2/10/12 workout

15 more days till I compete against Ben Seath.
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Friday, February 3, 2012

HIGA's photo shoot with "NW Fitness Magazine"

Ryan Riess & Allen Velasco (owners of Imperial CrossFit), Jeremy Williams of NW Fitness Magazine & HIGA MONSTER after today's photo shoot at Imperial CrossFit.

The magazine will launch on March 1, 2012 so make sure to pickup a copy!

Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

HIGA MONSTER trys the "Grace" strongman WOD

One of the HARDEST things I have ever done for a workout.  For real.
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team