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  1. Olympic Lifting Olympic Lifting is an advanced training style for serious lifters, which takes a lot of practice to perfect. There are six main olympic lifts, all of which require a lot of power, strength and know-how to perform. Scroll to the bottom of the page to learn more about these lifts. FAQ 01 Why do Olympic lifting? Olympic weightlifting is great for improving strength, speed and power; it also helps with spinal posture and carries a whole host of other benefits that go hand in hand with ...
  2. Weight Plates If you want to work on your Big Three Lifts - bench, squat and deadlift, you'll more than likely be using a barbell and weight plates (though a barbell and plates can be used for a multitude of other movements too). As you progress with your strength training, you'll need to keep upping your weights so that you continue to challenge yourself - meaning more plates on the bar. FAQ 01 What are weight plates for? Weight plates are designed to be used in conjunction with a barbe...
  3. Powerlifting Powerlifting is a sport for experienced lifters. It focuses on three main lifts: Squat, Bench and Deadlift. The training style for Powerlifting is to lift heavy weight at minimal reps to build strength and increase your 1 Rep Max over time. FAQ 01 What equipment do you need for Powerlifting? To perform the main three powerlifting movements (squat, bench and deadlift), you will need a barbell and plates, a squat rack and a bench. Powerlifting is about lifting as heavy as you can, so...
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