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Women Who Lift course

Women Who Lift [wɪmɪn - who - lift]

noun introductory programme to lifting weights for women, designed to give basic entry level techniques within strength and conditioning.

  • Available to women only
  • 4 week course

Is equipment provided?

All sessions of your course include:

  • Instructor led learning from experienced coaches
  • Access to showers and other facilities

What should I bring?

To get the most from your course:

  • Wear suitable gym clothing
  • For footwear, wear trainers, converse style pumps or your own lifting shoes
  • Make sure you bring a drink and towel along


Suitable for:

  • An excellent programme for those wishing to begin lifting for strength and fitness
  • Inclusive of all ages and abilities
  • People looking to increase general health and wellbeing

What you'll learn:

  • Start with the very basics about lifting for strength
  • Stabilise your core and maximise muscles through the correct body positioning
  • Highlight the benefits of the moves of lifting for strength and fitness
  • Develop through to key lifting techniques such as bench press, squat and the deadlift
  • Knowledge of fundamental compound lifts to give you confidence moving forward in your training

When and where?

Thursday 18 October - Thursday 15 November 2018

Thursday 24 January - Thursday 15 March 2019

  • Four weeks, with one session per week
  • Every Thursday 12:00 - 13:00
  • Functional Training Studio, Sports Centre (view on map)

What does it cost?

  4 week course
Price £20.00
University of Warwick staff One WLA voucher

How do I book?

Book your place online in advance or by visiting the Sports Centre.

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