rydra_wong: Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth with a barbell over her head, yelling. Text: "SHOUT." (strength -- shout)
rydra_wong ([personal profile] rydra_wong) wrote in [community profile] lifting_heavy_things2014-12-04 02:19 pm

"And they say 'oooh!' and 'aaaah!'"

New role model: Willie Murphy:

Jezebel: 77-Year-Old Competitive Power Lifter Is Inspiring, Kind of Terrifying

Over double bodyweight deadlift, hell yeah. That's not "it's so cute that she's a little old lady and lifts weights"; that's a SERIOUS strength accomplishment at any age.