Video for Gymchat Bite 1 - Supplementation & Olympic Lifting (Derek Peruo)

Great interview.

Thanks again to everyone who watched and took part in the discussion on Supplementation & Olympic Lifting - much appreciated.

If you haven't seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here's the entire video. Look forward to hearing your comments.

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