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How to do weight lifting without injuring yourself

By Asa Lundstrom

In our 9th Flash Tip, 2x Ironman champion Asa Lundstrom explains how to use weightlifting in your daily training to gain strength for triathlon without injury.

1. Warm Up - particularly if you aren't used to lifting heavy weights - this is key!

2. Use correct technique - ask someone at the gym to check your posture when lifting to ensure you're doing it right

3. Use quick explosive movement to challenge the muscle and stimulate the nerve to prevent injury

Add weightlifting to your training schedule and see how your triathlon results improve!