When following a training programme, whether an off the shelf routine, something you or your coach have created or even an instinctive training system, you will inevitably have 'rest days' in there. But what actually IS a rest day?! Most of the athletes I coach seem to, quite naturally, think a rest day is simply … Continue reading Rest vs Recovery
There are a lot of terms, technical names and descriptions used in and around the sport of weightliftng, and they confuse a lot of people! Here is a run down of some that I get asked often. BWL - Formerly known as BAWLA, this is the British governing body and coaching organisation for weightlifting in … Continue reading Weightlifting Glossary
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British Weightlifting coach Dave Whittington discusses the third pull.
Strength and Conditioning coach Dave Whittington discusses why striving for perfection can be detrimental to your development as a weightlifter.
The hugely popular four week squat programme from David Whittington, ASCC. For FREE!
Do you even lift if you don't use a hook grip?!
Dave discusses a few ways to make your gym experience a positive one.
Dave talks about if and when you should do your first competition!