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Women Powerlifting

Lifting Myself

Tristan Higgins | Posted 10.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

I decided a few years ago that I was done with allowing my history to limit my future. I dropped a bunch of weight and started doing lots of stuff that I didn't think I could do. Lifting is one of those things. No matter how much weight I can lift, I am lifting myself. That makes me a winner.

In Celebration Of Women Who Powerlift

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

I blogged about weightlifting and grew into a community, online and off, of women and men who loved lifting heavy. My story of walking into a gym unable to do a pushup and transforming, in my mid-30s, into a record-breaking powerlifter even inspired some to take up sports or join a gym.

"She Is Too Strong." Body [Mis]Perceptions And Wonder Woman Desires

Krishna Brown | Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices
Krishna Brown

Since becoming seriously interested in getting stronger and lowering my body fat, I've encountered like-minded people and ideas, but also have come across some doubts.

I'm A Woman And I Love Powerlifting | Dana McMahan | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living

By Dana McMahan for I spend four days per week in a gym; on days off, I pine to be there. I lift hundreds of pounds, sport smeary ch...