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weight lifting

, power lifting - Weight lifting is specifically the press, the clean and jerk, and the snatch; power lifting is the bench press, squat, and dead lift.
See also related terms for jerk.
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He said weight lifting did well during the African Youth Games in 2014 and last year they competed at the African Championships where they won a medal, adding that alone was a clear indication that there was some growth of the sport in the country.
Kenya will field in 15 disciplines, namely: athletics, athletics para, swimming, badminton, boxing, cycling, bowling, rugby sevens (men and women), shooting, squash, table tennis, triathlon, weight lifting, para weight lifting and wrestling.
What has weight lifting done for you, aside from the obvious?
Feedback from athletes, coaches and spectators so far has been very positive and, with a record number of entrants and ticket sales having doubled since the 2014 event, this year's competition marked a big step forwards for British weight lifting as we focus on supporting and inspiring our athletes and continue to drive the wider interest in the sport.
Shaikh Khalid thanked the President of the Bahrain Association for Weight Lifting and Physical Education Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa and the Chairman of the High Organisaing Committee of the championship Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa for their efforts to promote the sport and ensure the success of the event.
Ashley said this competition has been a fantastic showcase for British Weight Lifting and everyone is "very proud" of Catrin's achievements.
The authors acknowledge some significant limitations of their study-such as a lack of detailed information on weight lifting and other types of resistance exercise, including manual labour.
Al-Hwasali lives in Sana'a and hopes to establish a small weight lifting club to train young people.
Weight lifting in women with reastcancer-related lymphedema.
Weight lifting can do wonders to avert lymphatic issues that arise in women after they have undergone breast surgery, according to a research study.
Competitors have physical and learning disabilities and come from across England, competing in 13 disciplines: kurling, table tennis, table tennis for those with learning disabilities, rifle shooting, boccia team, boccia individual, darts, male weight lifting, female weight lifting, pitstop, swimming, triathlon and the slalom.