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Powerlifting as a way to battle eating disorders

As an outsider to a particular sport, it can sometimes be hard to understand why the people that do it love what they do, especially something like Powerlifting! Often, getting into new sports has the ability to do much more

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MYGYM’s Edmond Avetisyan comes second in Olympic Lifting British Championships

MYGYM regular Edmond Avetisyan came second last weekend in the Olympic Lifting British Championships. Ed’s category (94 kg) was first to compete with an early 9 am start. He snatched 147 kg which placed him first. However, during the clean

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Arching in the Bench Press: why the controversy?

The Girls Who Powerlift blog has just published a new article about arching in the Bench Press by state champion Powerlifter Christina Myers. Women do seem to get a hard wrap for benching with an arch, even though many male

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Weekend of achievements for Bristol Barbell Club members

Last weekend a team of our very own Deadlift Divas and one honorary deadlift ‘Dude’ took what appeared to be every medal going at the Knights Gym Powerlifting competition in Cheltenham! The team absolutely smashed it, with many of the members

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Bristol Barbell Club updated!

Hey guys Its been awhile, over a year in fact since the last post. We hope many of you have been staying tuned via our social media pages (main ones Instagram and Facebook). As most of our members know, we

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We are now Bristol Barbell Club

Hi guys Activity on our website has been low for the past year, a lot has been happening behind the scenes. We now have a bigger weightlifting area, our club is now a good mix of both Olympic Weightlifting and

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Tips for Olympic Weightlifting

Tips for Olympic Weightlifting Olympic weightlifting is an athletic discipline that requires individual to lift weights in a single lift placed upon a barbell. There are two types of lifts in this competition that are called snatch and clean and

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Protein Spiking, a PSA

About a week ago in the first part of the supplements that don’t suck series, the issue of protein spiking, a process by which supplement companies dilute their products, was briefly mentioned. With a new wave of protein spiking related

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Supplements that don’t suck part 2

Oh hey there. In the last installment of this series, we covered the current state of the supplement industry (a disaster), and why taking creatine is a good idea. In this installment, we’ll be looking at two more supplements that

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Supplements that don’t suck part 1

Only people willing to work to the point of discomfort on a regular basis using effective means to produce that discomfort will actually look like they have been other-than-comfortable most of the time. You can thank the muscle magazines for

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