Lagos – A 77-year-old woman can deadlift 315 pounds, which won her the title of World Natural Powerlifting Federation 2014 Lifter of the Year, Huffington Post reports.
Willie Murphy, from New York, began her journey with weightlifting when she participated in a competition at her local YMCA. Since then she works out three times a week.
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Murphy has said that it’s encouraging for young people to see her working out at the gym because it shows them that even at her age she can still be independent, they don’t have to give up.
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