Mullingar Weightlifting Club

 Olympic weightlifting focusses on two main movements - the snatch and the clean and jerk. As well as building strength and power the lifts are great for improving flexibility, co-ordination and athleticism. As a result of these outcomes weightlifting is becoming more and more popular in the training styles of other sports such as rugby, GAA and athletics.

Benefits of Weightlifting

  • Increase your child's
  • muscle strength and endurance, 
  • Increases Power
  • Increases Jumping Ability
  • Increases Speed
  • Improves Body Composition
  • Improves Core Strength/Stability
  • Help protect your child's muscles and joints from sports-related injuries
  • Help improve your child's performance in nearly any sport, from dancing and figure skating to football and soccer
  • Develop proper techniques that your child can continue to use as he or she grows older
  • Keep in mind that Weightlifting isn't only for athletes. Even if your child isn't interested in sports, strength training can:
  • Strengthen your child's bones
  • Help promote healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Help your child maintain a healthy weight
  • Improve your child's confidence and self-esteem