How to Maximise Training on Your Own

How to Maximise Training on Your Own

In this article we're going to look at some of the issues and solutions that I have encountered from training on my own. What sparked this article, as so often does, was during a training session with my fellow weightlifter Mark Haydock...
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How a personal trainer can maximise your Olympic Weightlifting

How a personal trainer can maximise your Olympic Weightlifting

Lets play some word association games. When I say weight lifting what do you think of? Do you think of an Eastern European who has the structure of a brick wall straining under the pressure of multiple multi coloured 25kg...
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What’s The Best Programme?

What’s The Best Programme?

By Sean McloughlinWe are now in an age where information is cheap and widely available on the internet, it seems there are many experts and guru’s who have the answer to your problems with a quick fix or secret technique....
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Ongoing Training

Ongoing Training

This article is a follow on from Matthew Wells' Technique vs Pure Strength.IntroductionTo follow on from my previous article about technique vs strength, this time I will be looking at ongoing training. I will specifically be focusing on any trouble areas...
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Coaching And Training Masters Lifters

Coaching And Training Masters Lifters

Mike Bennett of North London Weightlifting Club shares his expert advice and experience when coaching Masters lifters (lifters over 40 years old).Advice & TipsMuch of what I convey has been learned by experience, often the hard way, but with some...
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Grid City Fitness On Nutrition

Grid City Fitness On Nutrition

Article by Afro from Grid City Fitness.Grid City Fitness (GCF) talks to Lifting Times about breaking down some of the common myths and questions around nutrition, weight training and losing weight. If you're new to Weightlifting and want to know...
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Does Size Really Matter?

Does Size Really Matter?

THE AGE OLD QUESTION “does size matter?” Well, we won’t be answering what your thinking of but rather a weightlifting spin-off, allow me to paint the picture... You feel confident in the technique. It’s improving but still a couple of...
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Programming Straight From Germany

Programming Straight From Germany

Weight Lifting Academy Renner, Germany, run an Olympic Weightlifting programming service that is now available in the UK!Guenter Renner started the programming service back in 2013 and originally served Germany. As of early 2016 he has been working with a...
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A Few Words About Programming

A Few Words About Programming

There are a few general rules to follow when programming so let’s start with the biggest and most important. First and foremost do not go heavy all day and every day. Aside from not giving you time to practise your...
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Eleiko Pulling Straps

Eleiko Pulling Straps

Equipment Review. We have put a pair of Eleiko pulling straps through their paces to bring you a comprehensive review on their effectiveness to help assist you with pulling exercises and hang Snatch.Before carrying on if you are unsure on how...
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