Sep 28, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Weightlifting: Craze credited with lift
The high-intensity lifting sessions in CrossFit help Andrea Miller recover from injury and piqued her interest in weightlifting.Photo / John Napper/Action in Focus Weightlifting is a regular on the Olympic programme but can be handicapped by the perception it is a means-to-an-end rather than an end in itself as a sport.
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