Powerlifting can help lift a weight off

Rory Girvan is hoping his story will encourage more men to use physical activity to help develop their mental wellbeing.

Rory knows first hand about the benefits training provides and says everyone should find something they enjoy from "physiological and physical perspective".

The champion powerlifter has a final message for anyone who has any hesitations about getting active: "Just do it. Get Involved."

You can find out how to get into weightlifting with our Get Inspired guide.

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In The Mind: BBC News special report (or follow "Mental health" tag in the BBC News app)

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