Are you more Nail Or Bail? How to get on point to nail life or lifting goals

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Anyone out there used or seen one of these tags recently? #januarygoals #newyearnewyou #resolutions #fresh start #transformationgoals #cleanfood #strongerfitterfaster #cutting #bulking Just some of the hashtags appearing on social media feeds in January along with posts of frugal meals, declarations of turning vegan, crash diet plans or extreme workouts of people starting over with renewed enthusiasm for feeling and looking better. …

Lakeside Weightlifting 1st Birthday

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Thank you to our volunteer coaches who have spent countless hours coaching and helping members and working on their own development alongside yours. We have seen plenty of great changes in our lifters, coming on from compete beginners to confident lifters, some also taking their first steps onto the platform in various regional level Olympic weightlifting, or powerlifting competitions and …

The Clean Beginners Guide

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The Clean is one of the Olympic Lifts and is in two parts the Clean and Jerk.  This article was printed in Personal Trainer Magazine, and aims to give you a basic understanding of the Olympic lifting movements and how to execute them. Click on the link below to read the article THE CLEAN (Downloadable PDF)

The Jerk Beginners Guide

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The Jerk is one of the Olympic Lifts and is the second parts of the Clean and Jerk.  This article was printed in Personal Trainer Magazine, and aims to give you a basic understanding of the Olympic lifting movements and how to execute them. Click on the link below to read the article THE JERK (Downloadable PDF)  

Bench Tek - An Article

Bench Tek an article

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The following series of articles are all about strength training and were recently printed in Personal Trainer Magazine, they aim to give you a basic understanding of the big lifts and how to execute them for best effect. Click on the link below to read the article on all things bench related THEBENCHPRESS [woocommerce_social_media_share_buttons]

The Callus – 5 tips for avoiding the Knurl for those who lift

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So you lift weights? You’re tough, but are your hands? You lift and slam bars do pull-ups, swing kettlebells, dumbells and plates all in the name of strength and self improvement, the whole time your hands are by your sides working like tireless tools to see you through. Spare a thought for your trusty palms because when you rip of …

Titans Tour – Olympic Weightlifting with UKs Finest to Help The Heroes

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Having a passion for Olympic Weightlifting is what keeps my training focused day to day, but I also keep getting the chance to meet up with some of the best guys in the sport and train which is totally gets you fired up to work harder and do more. This month I had the pleasure of spending a couple of …

Self-Confidence: Measure of a good metabolism?

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How is your self-confidence? – ‘The feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment.’ Want some more for yourself? Self-confidence is ‘linked with good psychological health, body image, physical health, and mattering to others; whereas low self-confidence is associated with depression, health problems, and antisocial behavior.’(1) Instinctively we know that improving physical health through good nutrition and exercise results …

10 Secrets to improve your physique from a Bodybuilders playbook Part 2

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So after reading part one of this two-part series to improve your physique you should now working in the right rep ranges, have figured out where your weakness are and be using the most relevant exercises for your goal? Whilst also paying much better attention to your nutrition and recovery? If you missed part one read it HERE Lets move …