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Category: Weightlifting

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

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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Olympic Weightlifting PB Night!

Olympic Weightlifting PB Night! One for your diaries! Members we have our 1st Olympic Weightlifting PB night 30th May 2014 6-9pm at Bristol Sports Centre (soon to be called MyGym). Will be good to see as many of you there

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4 Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

The Four Reasons why you should Olympic lift: At Bristol Weightlifting Club we love Olympic lifts, and wanted to share via our blog some of the benefits of the great sport. Hopefully we can keep you all well informed whilst

Olympic Weightlifting For Sports Performance

At Bristol Weightlifting Club we have members from all types of backgrounds, people who are all out weightlifting competitors to people from other backgrounds looking to gain athletic performance in the sport of choice. We came across a nice article

Bristol Weightlifting Club

15APR 0 Comments Bristol Weightlifting Club Bristol Weightlifting Club  We are pleased to announce our new club has started at Bristol Sports Centre! Bristol Weightlifting Club is affiliated to the British Weight Lifter’s Association (BWLA). Membership gives you access to

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