JCC Los Gatos Hosts Its First Weightlifting Event!

Member performing a deadlift with a trainer.

JCC Los Gatos Hosts Its First Weightlifting Event!

The JCC Los Gatos is hosting its first ever ‘Big 3’ weightlifting event! LiftFest 2022 will take place on Sunday, December 11th! 

LiftFest is a weightlifting competition that is geared towards the strength training community here at the JCC Los Gatos. We want people to experience how fun it is to compete and we want people to experience the community and camaraderie one feels when participating in this event. LiftFest is not about winning or losing. It is about doing something that you enjoy with like-minded people.

LiftFest will be like a traditional ‘Big 3’ powerlifting competition where participants will have three attempts at one rep max in the following: bench press, back squat, and deadlift. All levels are encouraged to participate and we will provide accommodations or modifications for anyone who need it, including modified lifts. One can do a hex bar deadlift instead of a traditional deadlift. One can do a chest press instead of a bench press, or a leg press instead of a back squat. 

We want to take out the less fun aspects of powerlifting competitions and make LiftFest at the JCC Los Gatos a fun, exciting, and inviting competition. We want participants to have a good time and feel good about themselves and their participation in LiftFest. 

Here are some reasons as to join LiftFest:

  1. Compete against yourself. Test your strength and learn something about yourself and your capabilities.
  2. Be part of a supportive fitness community!
  3. LiftFest gives you the motivation to commit to a stronger you.
  4. Get a FREE LiftFest T-shirt!

Come enjoy the fun nature of competition amongst supportive JCC community members. All abilities and levels are welcome. Family and friends are welcome to come and cheer you on as well. Click here for more information and to sign up for LiftFest!


About JCC Los Gatos

The Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center (APJCC) of Jewish Silicon Valley is a Jewish nonprofit community center in Los Gatos that welcomes people of all faiths, backgrounds, and abilities.

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