Monthly Archives: August 2012

I is for… Intensity

The wrestling fans and Olympic aficionados amongst you will know that Kurt Angle outlined three ‘I’s but I’ll just be focusing on the one – intensity. I’m not talking intensity in a programme sense here, this is purely about mind-set. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Training with the Olympic Lifts

Hopefully the first part of this series has given you an idea of why weightlifting could be beneficial to you. Today we’ll go into a bit more detail on this and demonstrate the potential application to different types of trainers. … Continue reading

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Why Weightlifting?

“Weightlifting as a sport could do so much to help all sports understand how to work in a gym” Sir Clive Woodward (Source: Twitter) Olympic Weightlifting is undoubtedly one of the most jaw-dropping spectacles of the Olympic Games; anyone who … Continue reading

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Twitter Facts – July

A lovely little summary of all the Twit-stracts I posted in here during the month of July. Months and months of authors work summed up in less than 140 characters, just for you…   01/07/12 – Magnesium levels are strongly … Continue reading

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