International Weightlifting Federation Rules

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THE TWO LIFTS THE SNATCH The barbell is placed horizontally in front of the lifter’s legs. It is gripped, palms downwards and pulled in a single movement from the platform to the full extent of both arms above the head, while either splitting or bending the legs. During this continuous movement, the barbell may slide along the thighs and the …

SPONSOR A SCHOOL!

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The Allmax Extravaganza is week of fitness, motivational and educational activities to be hosted October 10-17th. In this, the 3rd Year of the Allmax Extravaganza, we have added the Guinness World Record Attempt. (Official Adjudicators from Guinness World Record will be present to officiate this event. New Records set will be immediately announced and Awarded.) SPONSOR A SCHOOL!! Show your …

A deeper look at Challenges 4, 5 and 6 in the Supligen Allmax Fitness Challenge

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1. If you’re thinking that far ahead it means that you think you have a chance to make it into the finals. Congrats on your self confidence. Now let’s see you work. 2. Make sure you are familiar with the rules for proper execution of all the lifts. Each lift will be judged according to International Weightlifting Federation or International Powerlifting Federation rules. …

TEN REALLY COOL THINGS ABOUT THE ALLMAX NUTRITION FITNESS EXTRAVAGANZA

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1. It’s in Barbados! Duh. Beautiful beaches, crystal clear water, great weather all year round (it’s even warm when it rains) makes Barbados the ideal location for any outdoor fitness event. Combine that with great food, friendly people and a unique culture and there is no better place to be in the world. Ever. 2. There will be a Guinness World Record Attempt. …

Ten things to remember when training for the Barbados Blue Open Water swim

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(1) Athletes may swim any stroke style: any form of freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, or butterfly or any combination thereof. (2) Drafting behind and pacing along other swimmers is permitted  However, drafting behind escort boats, safety craft, kayaks and paddle boards is not allowed. Navigating parallel to watercraft is permitted. Swimming closely alongside an escort boat is permitted as long as …

Ten tips to help you get ready for the Supligen Allmax Fitness Challenge

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As with any good challenge, the Supligen Allmax Fitness Challenge is designed to take you out of your comfort zone, help you to learn something new about yourself and to be, well, challenging. So whether its the swim, burpees or the Olympic Lifts ( yes, they will be Oly lifts) you’re bound to find some element of the competition daunting; if I am doing …