The Ten Commandments of Weightlifting . . . and of Life

A guide for life, lifting, and the way of the bar.

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The Commandments:

1) Thou shalt know the differences between weightlifting and weight training.

2) Thou shalt be one with the bar.

3) Thou shalt master the Snatch, Clean and Jerk.

4) Thou shalt always do warm-ups before lifting and stretch after.

5) Thou shalt always place techniques over weights.

6) Thou shalt always remember feet first.

7) Thou shalt always remember to hook grip.

8)Thou shalt make Squats your best friend.

9) Thou shalt honour rest and recovery day.

10) Thou shalt enjoy the sport.

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