“I want to get stronger but I don't know how! I’m new to the weight room and find it intimidating.”
You want to get stronger but you find the weights area in the gym intimidating and you are nervous about injuring yourself.
You are either new to strength training or you have tried to do some in the past but you don’t feel confident enough in your technique or your knowledge to train on your own.
You want to learn good technique and know exactly what to do in the gym to get the results you want. You want to feel confident in your lifting and know what to do to keep progressing.
“I love lifting weights but I really need help with the Olympic lifts. I haven’t had enough time and coaching to learn the technique properly.”
You want to learn or improve your olympic lifting: the snatch and the clean and jerk. You may be doing Crossfit, a sport or just interested in adding olympic lifting to your training.
You want a confidence-building experience where you learn the movements properly and at a pace that suits you.
You need dedicated time to master the technique under the eye of an experienced weightlifting coach.
"I need expert help with my weight training. I want to make sure I am using correct technique and the right approach for my goals.”
You’re worried that your technique and training isn’t good enough and you want to address any weaknesses or issues, making yourself bulletproof for whatever challenge you want to take on.
You are committed to working one-to-one with an expert to build a solid foundation of strength and confidence in yourself.
You may have an upcoming challenge or sporting event to prepare for which will mean you need to step up your game.
The internet is awash with ‘reasons why women should lift weights’ type articles that focus on sexy butts, toned arms, looking hot and not being bulky.
So I really don’t need to jump in on this one.
Anyway, that shit bores me. Sorry, but it does. I moved on a long time ago. Read More
Strength Ambassadors celebrated the Good Friday bank holiday in 2014 by organising a free female bodyweight training hangout at the famous Primrose Hill exercise area, where many of the top bar calisthenics/street workout folks train. Read More
Top street workout trainers Fi and Shirley show you how to start training for ring muscle ups. Ring muscle ups are generally easier than bar muscle ups, especially for women, because they take a bit less upper body strength. Read More
Fi and Sally show you a workout utilising pull up negatives (the lowering part of the lift) to help you get your first pull up or improve your pull ups. If you can do this workout as prescribed, you have enough strength to do a pull up! Read More
Here’s a variation on the lunge that I have been using with my runner clients to great effect. Recommended if you have tight hip flexors. Read More
One of the most common reasons why people do not make progress in the gym or develop the strength, muscles or body composition they want, is that they don’t increase the challenge of the exercise often enough. Read More
Sally gives you a couple of neat mind tricks that will get you to the gym or out on the pavements on those days when motivation is lacking and you feel like slacking off! Read More
How to use halting or paused lifts to get a stronger back and a stronger pull off the floor in deadlift, clean or snatch. Read More
Sally’s tips to overcome common concerns and objections women have to lifting heavy weights, including the belief that lifting weights will make you look big and bulky, fears about being too weak and lack of interest in ‘bodybuilding’ type exercises. Read More
"It was good fun and really good for self confidence!"
Chloe Beale - Ladies Who Lift
"I realised I was a lot stronger than I thought I was."
Arti Braude - Ladies Who Lift
"I've felt more confident and I've had people comment that I look like I know what I'm doing!"
Alex Hegazy - Olympic Lifting
"It just feels brilliant, it feels really good!"
Holly Zheng - Olympic Lifting
"The process from end to end has been brilliant. It's really helped me build my confidence!"
James McCoy - Olympic Lifting
"Now I've learned how to be more powerful!"
Jess Wolny - Olympic Lifting