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We are pleased to announce the addition of 'Swindon Barbell' and 'Lean Body Strength Club' to our list of British Powerlifting 'Approved Clubs'!

Swindon Barbell are a Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Sports performance club based in Wiltshire, South West. Run by International Powerlifter, multiple British record holder and Strength and Conditioning coach Charlie Shotton-Gale, Former European Masters Champion and National Referee Helen Toms and Safeguarding children in sport champion Chris Guttridge. The club offers coaching from complete novice to elite competitors level including classic and equipped powerlifting. Coaches are qualified to British Powerlifting standards and supervised by our Head Coach to ensure the level of coaching is suitable to the lifter and beneficial to their progress. All coaches receive safeguarding of vulnerable groups training and are supported to progress in to advanced level coaching such as Strength and Conditioning, Sports Rehab, Child Development in Sports amongst others. Our equipment boasts Eleiko bars and competition rack as well as competition style weights and platforms.

Lean Body Strength Club are based in the North West of England and provide safe and effective Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strongman/woman coaching and provision for grass roots competitors and world class athletes alike.

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