Navi Mumbai Women qualifies National’s

Four athletes, including a female player from Navi Mumbai, have found berths in state team to compete at the national power lifting and bench press championship. Palvinder Singh, Vishwajeet Singh, Sagar Gawankar and Shital Shastri will now compete in the tournament, to be held at Jammu from March 21 to 24.

Palvinder Singh and Sagar Gawankar qualified in the 83kg body weight class. Vishwajeet Singh cleared the trial in 120 kg .

There is a long list of workouts marketed specifically toward women: Pilates, Zumba, barre, yoga, etc. None of these are bad workouts necessarily, but there’s one exercise style that really shines for women: powerlifting.

Powerlifting is a sport where competitors try to lift the heaviest weight possible in three different lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Previously a male-dominated workout, women are discovering powerlifting and fueling an explosion of participation in the sport.

Shital, the sole member from Navi Mumbai, will compete in the 52 kg class.

We wish them ALL D BEST!!

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