Melbourne University Sport will deny access to anyone with an expired membership, even if their renewal is being processed. Those who let their membership lapse and still wish to train will have to pay casual rates ($18 PER VISIT!) until their membership renewal shows up on the system. So EVERYONE, please check at reception when your …

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope all those who are mid-cycle trained well over the holidays and everyone else is fresh after a good break. Training has well and truly started again and anyone who is looking to sign up or renew their membership will find the new forms and all the details up on …

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Thursday 11th of February 2010 (8pm) An information and preparation session is being held for all those entering the February novice competition and anyone who’s after some extra comp day tips. Topics to be covered include: general comp proceedings, what to bring, what to wear, putting on bench shirts, squat/DL suits and knee wraps, making weight and …

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Thanks to everyone who made an appearance at the ’09 MUWPC X-mas break-up function! After the last training session for the year a crew of 17 club members wandered down to the aptly chosen P.A.’s (Prince Alfred Hotel) to celebrate another great year for the MUWPC. Fortunately we got in just before the kitchen closed …

Parmas, Pots and Pool at P.A.’s! Read More »

A huge 2-day Matti Tikka end of year competition in Sydney from November 21-22 saw 5 Melbourne Uni lifters venture north to take on 50 other competitiors and tropical heat to record 4 personal bests and the one obligatory disaster. Ripped off in Sydney Top of the tree were the two original Hard-Gainers, Chris and …

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Seventeen lifters from Melbourne University took part at the 2009 Australian Powerlifting Championships and so probability was on our side. Three winners and a host of placings meant that the club took out the Best Club Men for the third time in the three years it has been awarded (and probably the 15th plus time …

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Vegies, Vegies, Vegies everywhere! The beginners contest at new gym Global One saw the gathering of no less than four of the world’s rarest creatures – Vegetarian Powerlifters! – in one place. What’s more, head of the Patch Noah Hannibal won Best Lifter! Noah totalled an improved 600kg, including a big 170kg bench and a …

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Fifteen lifters, 14 Personal Best totals and one Disaster. That was the score for Melbourne University at the Australian Junior Championships and Intervarsity on April 4th. Best lifters for us were, firstly, Con Barbakos, who improved an overdue 40kg with 790kg at 125 and set three club records (Squat 290kg, Bench 220kg and Total). Just behind him in …

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