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weightlifting

the sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise
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AIs are becoming more widespread among athletes and weight lifters who attempt to gain an edge or increase strength or performance (3,4).
Pakarinen et al, (1988) reported significant decreases in T3, T4 and TSH, during one week intense resisting trainings (2 daily sessions) in professional weight lifters [8].
He was a weight lifter back then and used to pick me up and carry me around
The keen weight lifter demanded to be able to continue to buy them in the hospital tuck shop and to send away for them online.
AoAuHoracio Reis, head trainer at the gym where Chilean Olympic weight lifter Elizabeth Poblete gave birth without knowing she was pregnant .
Standing a lean 6 feet tall, 54-year-old Nadine Powell doesn't fit the mold of a weight lifter.
Also Anglesey-based is weight lifter Andrew Goswell, ranked British No 1 in the 94-kilo category.
A fellow weight lifter glanced at the Brit and remarked: "You realize, you're very, very strong and what you're doing is a sport.
It seems my spine took offence to my poor deep muscle tone and hoicking a two-stone 21-month-old round as if I was a weight lifter.
It seems my spine took offence to my poor deep muscle tone and hoiking a two-stone 21-month-old around as if I was a weight lifter.
Professional weight lifter Hossein Barkhah's performance took a serious turn for the worse at the 2003 World Weightlifting Championships.
Montano is slightly undersized at 5-9 but weighs nearly 190 pounds and is an impressive weight lifter.