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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...

Classification of Lifts and Exercises

It is important to classify each lift that will become an integral part of the lifter’s training regime. Each lift should be classified as to its importance and benefit to the individual. This so that certain parameter...

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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 ]

The Best way to deal with Calluses

The Best way to deal with Calluses

Bad hands, ripped calluses, fire hands, hang clean hands, blood blisters - the names could go on... But no matter what you call them...
Getting Started In Olympic Weightlifting

Getting Started In Olympic Weightlifting

Hello And WelcomeAre you completely new to Weightlifting and looking to get started? Maybe you’ve seen your friends lift and now you’re itching to...
Understanding Sinclair Points

Understanding Sinclair Points

What Are Sinclair Points?Sinclair points are the gold standard in Weightlifting for working out your rankings in the world. They are adjusted each Olympic Year...