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Team story

[p][b]#DeadliftForDarlo[/b][/p][p]Connect Health turns 30 this year and to celebrate we have launched our ’30 in 30’ campaign to help us raise £30,000 for 3 fantastic charities through various fundraising activities. [/p][p]The Darlington Physiotherapy Team, alongside their patients, have chosen to [b]deadlift the weight of a Boeing 747 [/b]in order to promote general physical activity in the community and reduce the stigma around lower back pain.. but they need your help![/p][p]We need to lift approx [b]490,000 kgs [/b]or just over [b]1,000,000 lbs!![/b][/p][p]This is equivalent to:[/p][p]3 average houses, 5 blue whales, 7 space shuttles, 45 cruises ship anchors or 100 African elephants! [/p][p][b]Rules:[/b] [/p][p]Pick up some weights from the floor, and stand up straight as many times as you can.[/p][p][b]What to do:[/b] [/p][p]Add up how much weight in kilograms you have lifted total and add it to our tally![/p][p][b]Where:[/b] [/p][p]The gym, at home, at work, the park, anywhere you like![/p][p][b]Why: [/b][/p][p]To raise money for 3 fantastic charities.[/p][p][b]When:[/b] [/p][p]July 2019 onwards..[/p][p][br][/p][p]Want to get involved? Send us your deadlift pics! Please email all pics to: alexturvill@connecthealth.co.uk[/p][p]Don’t forget to tag us on social media! [b]#DeadliftForDarlo[/b][/p]

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Aug 21, 2019


Deadlift @ Head Office


Aug 9, 2019

The Copping’s

Great effort. Well done.


Aug 8, 2019

Connect HQ Staff

Fantastic effort everyone! :)

£60.00 plus £15.00 Gift Aid

Aug 7, 2019

Helen Robson

Keep going team 😀

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 4, 2019

Barbell master

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 18, 2019

Alex McMillan

Some great charities in there guys! Good luck, will do my bit!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 17, 2019

gaz doherty

awsome idea for the deadlifts and glad i could add my input,well done to everyone else who has lifted and donated🤙🏻💪🏻


Jul 13, 2019


Keep lifting everyone :)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 10, 2019


For Alex Turvill keep on lifting

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

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