Monday, 19 February 2018

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New Club Opening in Fareham

Fareham Barbell Club is a new Olympic lifting club opening on the first of March 2018. The club is run by former Olympic Junior Polish weightlifter and Masters silver medalist Przemek Borak (BWL Level 2) and assista...

Restore, Energise and Boost Immunity with Shaken Udder Milkshakes

Not only a healthy snack and a wholesome drink, but Shaken Udder's range of delicious, calcium-rich milkshakes with immune-boosting vitamin B12 make for excellent post-workout shakes.Milkshake is a fantastic thirst-quenc...

Probably The Best Gym In The World

Around 9 months ago a brand-new, state of the art sports performance facility opened at 23 Kingsway, Holborn in the heart of central London. At Performance Ground, they only offer training by first class strength an...

Olympic Weightifting Seminar with Tamas Feher

Where: St. Birinus Weightlifting Club, St. Birinus School, Mereland Road, Didcot, OX11 8AZWhen: Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November 2017, from 10:00 to 16:30 each dayAbout Tamas: Tamas Feher is a weightlifting coach, in...

Interview With Mark Haydock, Multiple IAWA World Champion

IntroductionOn 6th August 2017 Mark attended an event at Potarch, Aberdeenshire - aptly named “The Gathering” - to lift the famous Dinnie Stones and I thought this was a great opportunity to sit down with him to...

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The Snatch Balance & Overhead Squat

The Snatch Balance & Overhead Squat

These two exercises are something I’ve only ever done a minimal amount of training on, but the question is do they improve your squat...
A Look at the Functionality of the Power Snatch

A Look at the Functionality of the Power Snatch

Some determination needs to be made about what the lifter considers to be a power snatch, as far as the height at which the...
5 Key Pointers To Get The Perfect Snatch

5 Key Pointers To Get The Perfect Snatch

The Snatch is often referred to as the technical lift of the biathlon. Approached with elegance but executed with ultimate strength and balance. Here are our...

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Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Jerk Behind Neck

Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Jerk Behind Neck

IntroductionIn this article, I’m going to examine the jerk from behind neck in terms of a strength building exercise, but also as a means...
Trouble-shooting Your Jerk – 5 Key Pointers

Trouble-shooting Your Jerk – 5 Key Pointers

Yes, we've covered the Jerk in a couple of articles before but this article will be slightly different from the usual technical tips. We...
3 Top Tips For The Perfect Jerk

3 Top Tips For The Perfect Jerk

The Jerk can be difficult to master. With slight variations to the technique meaning the difference of the bar being directly above your head (in...

A Bit of Everything[ View All ]

Review: Rehband Knee Sleeves (7mm) Model 7051

Review: Rehband Knee Sleeves (7mm) Model 7051

In this article, we are looking at the model 7051 7mm Rehband Knee Sleeves. We are going to focus on three key areas: durability, support...
Weightlifting Words & Acronyms

Weightlifting Words & Acronyms

This post is more for people new to the sport. It's your quick and easy guide to common Weightlifting words & acronyms.What actually is...
“Two Pints of Guinness Every Night” – Louis Martin

“Two Pints of Guinness Every Night” – Louis Martin

When I was a member of the GB squad some years ago, we were lucky enough to have a special guest visitor, Louis Martin. Louis, who...