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 University and Eastleigh Borough Council to encourage greater participation in sport for all ages and offer career pathways for new coaches to develop too.

The lifting community at Lakeside is small, strong, and growing, with 10+ members having only opened just before Christmas. The aim is to train and develop beginner or established lifters whilst offering the opportunity to compete with in the youth and adult squads at novice, regional and national Weightlifting lifting events over 2017.

The Coach

Lakeside Weightlifting club was established by Lizzie Havers. She discovered Weightlifting on her own journey to lose weight and develop strength, physically and mentally and found herself 5 years later jacking in the day job retraining as a coach and competing in Weightlifting. Lizzie is utterly addicted to the sport and wants to help others find their strength and do the same.

Lizzie is a L2 BWL Coach; Strength and Conditioning coach for Southampton University, and L4 personal trainer, she invites you to come get involved in her slice of barbell heaven along with her growing membership and coaching team at Lakeside.

The Club

The club is offering regular beginner and intermediate Weightlifting training sessions, plus special beginner Weightlifting courses this January, whist also hosting a British Weightlifting Level 1 course for aspiring coaches in February.

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