Old Tyme Strength isn't just a gym! We're a multi-sports club too.
Powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting and Para-powerlifting are perfect for beginners as they teach basic movements that can be perfected with practise and without prior training experience.
They are individual effort sports practised in a supportive environment and the only person to beat is yourself!
Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.
Some federations such as The British Powerlifting Federation also offer Strict Bicep Curl as an additional event.
Olympic weightlifting focuses on performing two ballistic lifts overhead with good technique known as the clean and jerk, and the snatch.
Paralympic powerlifting, also known as para powerlifting and para-lifting, is an adaptation of the sport of powerlifting for athletes with disabilities. The only discipline in Paralympic powerlifting is the bench press.