Sunday Strength

10am til Noon as usual. Not limited to lifting, you can work on your body weight skills or anything you like really. Don’t forget about Benchmark Training, still time to hit “Diane” or “DT”.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING

Endurance Athletes: Add Strength to Up Your Game

Strength training is rarely on the radar for those participating in distance running (or any endurance sport, for that matter), but perhaps it’s time for a change. Science has proven time and again that strength training has a positive effect on endurance performance, and, whether you’re an experienced athlete or a newbie, it just may be the ticket to clocking your best time yet.

POWERLIFTING COMP NEXT SATURDAY

Some info for those lifting next Saturday.

IPF Website

Bench Press

With his or her back resting on the bench, the lifter takes the loaded bar at arm’s length. At the referee’s command the powerlifter lowers the bar to the chest. On the chest the bar must be hold motionless until the referee give the “press” signal. The powerlifter pushes the weight up until the arms are straight and the elbows locked. Then the referee will call ‘rack’ and the lift is completed as the weight is returned to the rack.