77-year-old weightlifting grandmom is an inspiration

November 29, 2014 1:48 PM

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If you’re looking for a reason to stay home from the gym you might not want to look to Ms. Willie Murphy. The 105-pound 77-year old can dead lift 215 pound weights. She’s won a boatload of trophies from the World Natural Powerlifting Federation World Championships and she only began training a few years ago.

It all started for her when she saw a sign for a weight-lifting competition at the Y. She asked an employee at the gym if she could participate and they responded, “Go for it, granny.”

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