One-Legged Female Powerlifter, Strong Women, Presses, Training for Kids, Dangers of Plastics & A Woman’s Guide to Pull Ups

October 29, 2011 — Leave a comment

There's too many people in the world who make excuses not to train (or do any form of exercise at all). This certainly doesn't apply to Alison McWeeny, who only has one leg:

The Alison McWeeny Story: Tragedy and Triumph (parts I & II)


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John Phung

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Ever since I started taking strength training seriously, I was bitten by the Iron Bug. Then it burrowed under my skin and laid eggs in my heart. Now those eggs are hatching and I... the feeling is indescribable.

Quick Stats
Height: 5'4" on non-squat days
Weight: 200 lb 210 lb ~220 lb (FOREVER BULK BRAH)


  • Texas Method: March 4, 2011 - April 28, 2013
  • Smolov Jr for Bench Press: June 4 - 22, 2012
  • Starting Strength: Nov 29, 2010 - March 4, 2011