A 78-year-old grandmother who had been confined to a chair in recent years was recently filmed lifting 225 pound weights at her local gym whilst doing deadlifts.
Shirley Webb from Illinois says she decided to switch her weekly exercise routine from mowing the lawn to lifting weights due to the fact that she had a hard time getting up from her chair, and had to hold on to a handrail in order to go up and down the stairs.
One day she simply decided to change her life and boost her strength.
She has currently set the Illinois record for lifting 200+lb in weight and age groups.
Her family, friends and trainer are all impressed. According to Shirley’s trainer, she can deadlift 225lb 3 times.
“When I go to the gym and work out, when I leave, I feel so much better than I did when I went in, and I just feel so good. I feel tremendous,” Shirley said.
Does she teach us all a lesson or what?
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