Discovering life beyond the barbell / by Dana McMahan

I heart powerlifting


I Heart Powerlifting (And I’m Not Bulky Or Masculine)

I Heart Powerlifting

I Heart Powerlifting

I spend four days per week in a gym; on days off, I pine to be there. I lift hundreds of pounds, sport smeary chalk prints on my sweat-soaked clothes and listen to cacophonous music at dangerously loud levels when I train. I attack large, bloody-rare steaks like a caveman. Am I a 275-pound shaved-headed dude with my bench total dangling as a charm from a gold chain around my thick neck?

Nope.I’m a 100-pound 30-something female food writer who has fallen in love with powerlifting.

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Competitive PowerLifter Secrets: What The Diet Industry Doesn't Want You To Know About Weights

Though I’m no longer powerlifting since an injury and surgery in winter 2012, I’m still a huge proponent of heavy lifting for women. We can do so much more than sling around the five-pound pink dummbells the so-called health and fitness magazines would have us believe we should be doing. And I’ll take every chance I get to say so!

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Competitive PowerLifter Secrets: What The Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About Weights

If girls started getting under the bar with some serious weight, the market for diet books, gadgets, pills, food-like products, exercise gear, Spanxx, and so-called health/fitness magazines might just entropy.

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