Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Squat & Split Snatch

Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Squat & Split Snatch

Article #1 Squat & Split SnatchIn this series of articles I’m going to look at different weightlifting techniques and assistance exercises from the modern widely used squat style to the old school split style, including all round weightlifting and maybe...
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Reebok Legacy Lifters

Reebok Legacy Lifters

IntroWe've been lucky enough to get hold of a pair of Reebok's latest Olympic Weightlifting shoes - the Legacy Lifter. This shoe is already prominent in Britain as Rio 2016 Olympian Sonny Webster's current lifting shoe of choice. They are...
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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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Going To A Competition? What To Expect & What To Do

Going To A Competition? What To Expect & What To Do

It can be a scary thought going to an Olympic Lifting competition. It may be your first, it may be your fiftieth, but still chances are you've got some nerves and questions about competing.In a recent article, we published a guide...
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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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