Team GB weightlifter Louis Martin competing in the Middle Heavyweight event at the Rome Olympics, 1960. Martin eventually won the bronze medal.

Team GB weightlifter Louis Martin competing in the Middle Heavyweight event at the Rome Olympics, 1960. Martin eventually won the bronze medal.

Wondrous Weightlifter Team GB Olympic Minifigures All Minifigure packets will be opened to guarantee the correct Minifigure – Comes complete with opened packets leaflet and accessories

Wondrous Weightlifter Team GB Olympic Minifigures All Minifigure packets will be opened to guarantee the correct Minifigure – Comes complete with opened packets leaflet and accessories

Zoe Smith proving that size doesn't matter by competing in the Women's 58kg Weightlifting event. While we wouldn't advise Mammas-to-be to start at Zoe's level, adding 5kg weights to your workout is a great way to stay toned and increase impact.

Zoe Smith proving that size doesn't matter by competing in the Women's 58kg Weightlifting event. While we wouldn't advise Mammas-to-be to start at Zoe's level, adding 5kg weights to your workout is a great way to stay toned and increase impact.

Public Service Announcement. This account will mainley be sharing Olympic posts for the next few weeks :-) and will be supporting Team GB and Team Zim #sorrynotsorry #Olympics #rio2016 #teamgb #teamzim #swimming #gymnastics #weightlifting #olylift #rugby #rugby7s #exciteddotcom

Public Service Announcement. This account will mainley be sharing Olympic posts for the next few weeks :-) and will be supporting Team GB and Team Zim #sorrynotsorry #Olympics #rio2016 #teamgb #teamzim #swimming #gymnastics #weightlifting #olylift #rugby #rugby7s #exciteddotcom

ESP Fitness Lifting Platforms at Powerbase Gym, Loughborough University - ESP designed and fitted the leading Strength & Conditioning facility in the UK and Europe, Loughborough University’s, POWERBASE gym.  The facility was renovated in 2011 for Team GB’s 2012 Olympic Games preparation camp. The 17,000 ft2 (1,600 m2) facility boasts an impressive 18 Power Racks; 21 Lifting Platforms; throwing walls and a 5 lane sprint & agility track

ESP Fitness Lifting Platforms at Powerbase Gym, Loughborough University - ESP designed and fitted the leading Strength & Conditioning facility in the UK and Europe, Loughborough University’s, POWERBASE gym. The facility was renovated in 2011 for Team GB’s 2012 Olympic Games preparation camp. The 17,000 ft2 (1,600 m2) facility boasts an impressive 18 Power Racks; 21 Lifting Platforms; throwing walls and a 5 lane sprint & agility track

Got to meet Peter Kirkbride (member of Team GB in Weightlifting). Awesome to actually meet someone who competed in the Olympics, managed to get a picture with him as well. Wraps up my Olympic experience pretty nicely!

Got to meet Peter Kirkbride (member of Team GB in Weightlifting). Awesome to actually meet someone who competed in the Olympics, managed to get a picture with him as well. Wraps up my Olympic experience pretty nicely!

Commonwealth bronze medallist and London 2012 weightlifter Zoe Smith is headlining a 120-strong GB team at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Weightlifter Zoe Smith leads GB at 2013 Australian Youth Olympics

Commonwealth bronze medallist and London 2012 weightlifter Zoe Smith is headlining a 120-strong GB team at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Thanks (but no thanks…) 18-year-old British weightlifter Zoe Pablo Smith  wrote this fabulously articulate and level-headed response to a few unoriginal sexists who accused her and her team mates of being “manly”, unattractive and unfeminine.

Thanks (but no thanks…)

Thanks (but no thanks…) 18-year-old British weightlifter Zoe Pablo Smith wrote this fabulously articulate and level-headed response to a few unoriginal sexists who accused her and her team mates of being “manly”, unattractive and unfeminine.

LEGOlympians  *giggle*  -- couldn't resist; officially, "Limited Edition LEGO Minifigures Olympic Team"

LEGOlympians *giggle* -- couldn't resist; officially, "Limited Edition LEGO Minifigures Olympic Team"

A young Team GB fan shows off her country's colours during the women's 63kg weightlifting final  at ExCeL

A young Team GB fan shows off her country's colours during the women's 63kg weightlifting final at ExCeL

Equestrian - jumping team - GOLD FOR TEAM GB!!!!

London Olympics: Monday's medal winners

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928.  http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928. http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

"Olympic nail art: Naomi Folkard, Team GB Archery."~ replace w/ American flags for me, but I love this!

Olympic nail art - in pictures

"Olympic nail art: Naomi Folkard, Team GB Archery."~ replace w/ American flags for me, but I love this!

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