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Women’s Lifting Workshop 2

After much success with our first Women's Lifting Workshop, we've decided to offer a second. With helpful feedback from the women who participated in the first workshop, the upcoming workshop will be held three days a week for seven weeks! About the Workshop During this seven week workshop you will learn and practice barbell weightlifting in a supportive and empowering semi-private training environment. You will work directly with a coach on perfecting your form, increasing your strength, and becoming completely comfortable under the barbell and in the gym. Expect to have fun, make friends,...

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Compete? Who, me??

by Rebecca Steinman Does the thought of competing get you pumped up, or does it make you want to throw up? When it comes to weightlifting, there’s no question that it is a mental and physical challenge to compete. As adults with a huge amount of responsibility, we often feel like we are doing all the competition we need in our daily lives outside of the gym. Why add stress by competing in something that is recreational enjoyable? Don’t get me wrong – it is perfectly fine to be a power lifter or an Olympic weightlifter (or, for that matter, a martial arts student, etc.) training hard...

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Identifying & Correcting Your Deficits in Olympic Weightlifting with Coach Marc Chasnov

Date and Time Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Agenda 10:00 AM     Introduction 10:30 AM     Audience Questions 11:30 AM    The Chasnov Method 12:00 PM    Lunch Break 1:00 - 5:00 PM Functional identification + correction of faults Practical Platform Work Q & A Attendance Please bring your lifting shoes and your lifting gear. All participants will have plenty of platform time to address their weaknesses and trouble spots. Attendance limited to 12 participants. Price: $250 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Biography Coach Marc...

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Women’s Lifting Workshop

Sick of being the only woman in the weight room? Want to get in shape but dread the thought of spending hours on a treadmill? Looking for a more supportive and social workout environment? Or maybe, just hoping to grow a super nice ass? Come join us at South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club for a four week lifting workshop designed specifically for the ladies. During this four week workshop you will learn and practice barbell weightlifting in a supportive and empowering semi-private training environment. Over the course of the workshop, you will learn to: Squat, Press, Dead Lift, Bench Press, Power...

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A Beginners Guide to Eating Clean

What is Eating Clean? ‘Eating clean’ is basically just eating natural unprocessed foods. Pretty simple really. If you already cook many of your meals from scratch, you’re likely already eating pretty clean. If you’re ordering take out, eating fast food, and snacking on candy all day long, you might have some work ahead of you. The general idea of eating clean is to steer clear of chemicals, preservatives, sugars, artificial flavors, and other “junk”. If you read through the ingredients and you can’t pronounce something... it’s probably not clean. Additionally, if it didn’t...

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Check your ego

It doesn't matter what I say if you are not ready listen with an open mind. If you want to get good then get ready to listen with an open mind. Here's my promise: if you listen with an open mind, you'll get good.

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Training in the Moment

Leave your stress and worries outside. They will be there, waiting for you, when you leave. You have been thinking about training all day. Don't ruin it for yourself or anyone else. Happy New Year.

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