What is Olympic lifting?

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Olympic lifting, also called Olympic-style weightlifting, is a sport in which participants attempt a maximum weight lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates. The Olympic lifts and their components may be difficult to execute for the novice exerciser, and are commonly used by athletes to train for explosive and functional strength.

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Types Of Exercise Programs

Types Of Exercise Programs

From walking to engaging in team sports, exercise comes in many forms. Aerobics, stretching, weightlifting and endurance training are some of the types of exercise that produce health benefits and enjoyment. With each type of exer...

cise, proper technique and posture is critical in preventing injuries while achieving maximum health results.
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