​Powerlifting and Weightlifting

Powerlifting & Weightlifting at Loughborough caters for any skill level, from novice to international athletes. Whether you want to compete or just have fun don’t hesitate to join us!

Athletic Union Club

The Powerlifting & Weightlifting enters teams at age-group senior national championship standard and regional competitions. The club is made up of four teams, Weightlifting Competition Squad, Weightlifting Development Squad, Powerlifting Competition Squad & Powerlifting Development Squad.

Training involves two structured sessions per week and uses the elite area of Powerbase gym.

The team is coached by World Bench Press Championship athlete, Alec Hewstone and other coaches include commonwealth athletes and student volunteers.

Coaching and volunteering

Within most sports there are a range of sports volunteering roles and opportunities for you to get involved and gain experience in. This ranges from coaching and officiating to events, marketing and media and sport science support.

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