Three Generations of Female Powerlifters – The Crawford Women

Marie Laurence, Beverly Crawford, & Tina (Laurence) Crawford   Marie Laurence        Weight Class: 123        Age Division: M4       Squat: 100       Bench: 88       Deadlift: 200       Total: 385       Years Competing: 2   Tina Crawford        Weight Class: 138       Age Division: M1       Squat: 303       Bench: 154       Deadlift: 347       Total: 788       Years Competing: 5   Beverly Crawford        Weight Class: … Continue reading Three Generations of Female Powerlifters – The Crawford Women

What Competition Should be Like – Vanessa Gale, D.C.

In preparation for the Arnold, this was an email conversation between my coach, and three of his athletes. It is a demonstration of what healthy competition and good sportsmanlike conduct is all about. It's also an example of the PrettySTRONG mentality, "competitive, yet united through strength." Ladies, I hope this email finds you well and … Continue reading What Competition Should be Like – Vanessa Gale, D.C.

Can Women Be Sexual & Taken Seriously? – Almine Barton

Dear Almine, Thanks for your uplifting, informative and funny posts. I get up in the morning, & look at your "Facebook" pg., and read it with my coffee. I have a question for you. Do you believe that women can be sexual and taken seriously? I'm asking for a few reasons, because, when I went to law … Continue reading Can Women Be Sexual & Taken Seriously? – Almine Barton

66% of USA’s Golds are Thanks to the Women

(NEWSER) – With women accounting for nearly 66% of America's gold medals this Olympics—not to mention 56% of US medals overall—London 2012 represents something of a golden age in women's athletics, reports the Los Angeles Times. Their best previous showing was 43% of golds, back in 2000, a big jump from the 30% they won in 1972, … Continue reading 66% of USA’s Golds are Thanks to the Women

British Olympic Female Weightlifter Fires Back at Her Twitter Bullies – Zoe Smith

LONDON – An angry British female Olympic weightlifter put an online bully in his place with a spirited and eloquent response to a series of offensive Twitter taunts. England's Zoe Smith's popularity increased after a BBC documentary. (Getty Images)Zoe Smith, 18, was targeted on the social networking site, with one user in particular issuing a … Continue reading British Olympic Female Weightlifter Fires Back at Her Twitter Bullies – Zoe Smith