New Club Opening in Fareham

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 assistant coach and British record...
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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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Lakeside Weightlifting

Lakeside Weightlifting

Get involved with Lakeside weightlifting and find your strength.Hampshire's first dedicated community weightlifting club, based at the Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh. The club is affiliated with British Weight Lifting (BWL), supported by Southampton Universi...
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Throwdown Calendar

Throwdown Calendar

We've been speaking with the number one place in the UK for all CrossFit competition information, Throwdown Calendar. Steve & Lucy have been kind enough to give us an insight into what it is and why they started it. So first...
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St Birinus Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary

St Birinus Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary

On Tuesday 22nd November St Birinus Weightlifting Club celebrated its 20th year anniversary of their Sports-Lotto funded, Olympic Weightlifting Centre.Members of the club, both former and current, gathered for a evening meal to share memories and s...
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“How Much More Can We Take?” – Paul Coffa

“How Much More Can We Take?” – Paul Coffa

Paul Coffa was kind enough to let us share his insights into soviet bloc doping.  Enjoy!Article by Paul Coffa MBE,General Secretary,Oceania Weightlifting Federation,Commonwealth Weightlifting FederationHow Much More Can We Take? Enough Is Enough.This is t...
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Weightlifting Changes In The New Year (2017)

Weightlifting Changes In The New Year (2017)

There are lots of changes happening to the world of Weightlifting. New rulings, new bodyweight classes and big movements to the prohibited list. Also, we've got the new coaching regulations in the UK taking place in the new year. Read about...
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A Brief History of Weightlifting

A Brief History of Weightlifting

Weightlifting has come a long way since the late 19th century. We look at the history and how Weightlifting has developed over the years.Weightlifting first became an international sport when it featured at the 1896 Athens Games. It was introduced...
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CrossFit Aldermaston Celebrate 2nd Year Anniversary

CrossFit Aldermaston Celebrate 2nd Year Anniversary

​On the 6th October 2016 CrossFit Aldermaston celebrated their second year anniversary. They celebrated in style with a mini competition and pizza! The CrossFit club is home to approximately 120 members with others that drop in frequ...
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Women’s Weightlifting Add New Body-Weight Class

Women’s Weightlifting Add New Body-Weight Class

As of January 1st 2017 Women's Weightlifting will have another body-weight class. Women will have a total of 8 body-weight categories to equal the men's number of body-weight classes.This will see a 90kg and 90kg+ replacing the 75kg+ body-weight...
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