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Inspiring lifter of heavy things

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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This is some good inspiring stuff, and I was especially pleased to hear that she was initially inspired by the evidence-based advice from her son that she would only need to go a couple times a week — it is true and important that strength can be built with surprisingly little time investment. If more people knew that, a lot more people might be willing to go to the gym and get the many health benefits of strength training (see strength training frequency). You do not have to be as hardcore as this lady has gotten. 😉 But nearly anyone who wants to can!