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 & value. I understand knee wraps aren't for everyone but most lifters, at one stage or...
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Is Weightlifting Bad For Your Joints?

Is Weightlifting Bad For Your Joints?

Doing regular resistance [weight] training can help reduce pain and increase mobility for people with joint issues says 'Arthritis Today'. This is providing the correct technique is used and the body isn't put under strenuous pressure. Also you must ensure...
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“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 unfortunately passed away in 2015, was a world record holder, Olympic Silver and Bronze medallist and four...
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7 Great Reasons To Do Olympic Weightlifting

7 Great Reasons To Do Olympic Weightlifting

This week we are looking at 7 great reasons to do Olympic Lifting, now it’s worth saying that there are 1000’s and 1000’s of reasons to do Olympic Lifting because it’s such an amazing sport but we believe we've narrowed down the...
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“Mark Your Squatting Position” – Louis Martin

“Mark Your Squatting Position” – Louis Martin

Here's an idea I want to run by you. It's not conventionally done or taught today but more here for food for thought. It was an idea told to me and others members of the GB squad some years ago by...
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Do You Really Need That Kit

Do You Really Need That Kit

As with all sports, there is a lot of Weightlifting & CrossFit kit that you can buy, but it’s hard to know if it is essential or just something that is nice to have. There is so much temptation to...
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Why Women Should CrossFit

Why Women Should CrossFit

There has recently been an increase in the amount of women who weightlift and CrossFit, but many still believe that women should stick to cardio and never lift anything over 5kg unless they want to look ‘bulky’ or ‘like a...
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