A-Z of Sports
- American Football
- Australian Rules
- Exercise, Movement and Dance
- Modern Pentathlon
- Roller Sports
- Rugby League
- Rugby Union
- Sailing and Windsurfing
- Table Tennis
- Water Polo
- Water Skiing and Wakeboarding
- Wheelchair Basketball
- Wheelchair Rugby
Weight lifting is a fun and challenging sport suitable for people of any age, ability and fitness level.
British Weight Lifting has clubs all around the country where both recreational and competitive Olympic weight lifting take place.
If you want to improve your strength and power, lose weight and help prevent injury then weight lifting is a must!
Olympic Weight Lifting is a competitive sport that consists of two different types of movement, the Clean and Jerk and the Snatch. These are the two lifts that take place in the Olympic Games. British Weight Lifting are also responsible for Paralympic Powerlifting – this event is aimed at disabled athletes and takes form of a maximal bench press.
So whether you want to be a competitive lifter or you just want to get into shape, give weight lifting a try
For more information visit www.britishweightlifting.org
National Development Director
T: 0113 224 9402
The Active Black Country lead officer for Weightlifting is Alex Martin
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