Josh Cox (Editor)

Josh is the editor of Lifting Times. He is responsible for the social media, email marketing and co-ordinating of articles.

He also enjoys writing articles and coaching privately or to large groups.


He is based in the south of England in Oxford. If you'd like to attend one of Josh's workshops or get some private (1 to 1) coaching. Please get in contact here.

He is a member of the St Birinus Weightlifting Club based in Didcot. St Birinus happen to be one of the best Weightlifting clubs in the UK!


​Josh has been lifting for over 10 years and coaching for the best part of 5 years. He is a former GB athlete and British Record holder. Josh has represented the country on several occasions, winning the international Grand-prix in Fulda, Austria in 2011. He was also a 2012 Games Maker and Olympic Torch Bearer.

Here's a link to the personal website of Josh -​

Read Josh's Articles Below

Power packed protein balls
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REVIEW: Munchy Seeds
Lifting Times has been tasting and trialling various samples of Munchy Seeds over the past couple of weeks. As you can[...]
REVIEW: Great British Porridge Co.
Are you looking for the right breakfast or snack to boost your energy before or after a workout? We've been[...]
REVIEW: Eco Friendly UPP Training Tee
A new and exciting eco-fashion brand, UPP (United Power and Performance) Weightlifting has launched, bringing casual clothing for weightlifters and[...]
Celebrating one year of Lakeside Weightlifting Club – Awards and talent spotting
The new Hampshire based community club Lakeside Weightlifting- featured in lifting Times at its opening just over a year ago[...]
Restore, Energise and Boost Immunity with Shaken Udder Milkshakes
Not only a healthy snack and a wholesome drink, but Shaken Udder's range of delicious, calcium-rich milkshakes with immune-boosting vitamin[...]
Probably The Best Gym In The World
Around 9 months ago a brand-new, state of the art sports performance facility opened at 23 Kingsway, Holborn in the[...]
Birmingham Bids For 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham reveals world class indoor arenas for 2022 Commonwealth Games bid:Four indoor arenas in Birmingham and Solihull to host seven[...]
Reebok Legacy Lifters
IntroWe've been lucky enough to get hold of a pair of Reebok's latest Olympic Weightlifting shoes - the Legacy Lifter.[...]
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[...]