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Weightlifting guide

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You can start weightlifting from as young as eight.

For young people, the sport is all about learning a new technique - it takes a very long time to get to the heavy stuff.

If you want to have a go, the British Amateur Weightlifting Association is the best place to find out more.

British Amateur Weightlifting Association
Lilleshall National Sports Centre
Nr Newport, Shropshire
TF10 9AT
Tel: 01952 604201

see also
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05 Dec 07 |  Weightlifting

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