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Join us on August 1st for the first annual "Pounds for Pups," a Deadlift for Charity event to benefit Rusty's Legacy Animal Rescue.

Strong Hand Fitness is proud to host the first annual "Pounds for Pups," a Deadlift for Charity tournament to benefit Rusty's Legacy Animal Rescue. Rusty's Legacy rescues dogs from high-kill shelters all across western North Carolina, saves stray and endangered dogs, promotes spaying and neutering and works tirelessly towards a no-kill community.

  • Max Deadlift Only (Men & Women): $50

  • Max Reps Only (Men BW deadlift, Women ½ BW deadlift): $50

  • Both Max Deadlift & Max Reps: $75

  • Spectators/General Admission: $10


100% of the proceeds from our ticket sales will go to rescuing and helping to care for dogs coming from the high-kill shelters in Western North Carolina.






Rusty's Legacy is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to the Rusty's Legacy are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Rusty's tax identification number is 27-3306176.

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