Adidas Leistung 16.II Review

Adidas Leistung 16.II Review

We've managed to get our hands on a pair of Leistung 16.II Olympic Weightlifting shoes. These are the new 2017 releases by Adidas that we feel are an upgrade on the Leistung 16.I shoes brought out before Rio 2016.Read our...
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Adidas Weightlifting Launches New Cutting Edge Footwear

Adidas Weightlifting Launches New Cutting Edge Footwear

Adidas introduces the Leistung16.II, a high-performance shoe for competitive weightlifters, and the Crazy Power, designed for high-intensity workouts- Innovation and creative spirit at the heart of the latest silos - Herzogenaurach, 28th February – Adidas We...
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Throwing Tin Around In Patchway Community College

Throwing Tin Around In Patchway Community College

IntroductionIn a priority neighbourhood, one of the first things to be left behind at a time of austerity can be status.In my area of Bristol, once famed for its engineering and manufacturing through prestigious giants like Rolls Royce and British...
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Time Index Factor

Time Index Factor

Mass & Time In MotionWhile studying various and numerous lifters, both elite and novice, I arrived at certain relationships concerning mass and the time in motion of that mass. These relationships can be applied towards the training methodology and program...
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Matthew Wells On Visualisation

Matthew Wells On Visualisation

Visualisation is an important way to get ahead of your game in Weightlifting. It can calm your nerves before a big lift on the platform and can reinforce good technique. For 'The Best Way To Mentally Prepare For A Competition'...
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Posterior Chain Development

Posterior Chain Development

You will often hear Lifters brag about their squat strength, and whilst it's great to be able to squat big numbers, and can aid in Olympic Weightlifting, it is not the measure of the sport.First of all, if you are...
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WhatSUP` Doc?

WhatSUP` Doc?

If you are new to lifting and want to start on the path to supplements, then this will make your life a lot easier!In my last article, I wrote about the important role that Informed Sport play in all supplements...
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Are Technique, Style & Speed The Key To Success?

Are Technique, Style & Speed The Key To Success?

Article By Matthew WellsUsing myself as an example, I’m going to talk about style and technique vs pure strength. I’ll also use some examples along the way to illustrate this.As an all-round Weightlifter, in many ways my technique is far...
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School’s Competitions In The UK: The Points System And What You Need To Know

School’s Competitions In The UK: The Points System And What You Need To Know

This article is designed for those going to a development competition (children aged 13 and below). We will be covering all you need to know about the competition structure and the points system.Competition StructureEach lifter has three attempts on the S...
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Should My Child Be Lifting?

Should My Child Be Lifting?

Having been a coach for over 6 years I've often been asked, or even told, everything you can imagine about Weightlifting and children. Things like: "It will stunt my child's growth" or "It's bad for their knees", and even "It...
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