Shirley Webb, 78, was in a bad physical posture when she joined a gym with her 20-year-old granddaughter near St. Louis two years ago. After six months, she started lifting heavy weights within 200 pounds range in her fitness schedule.
This powerlifting old lady is full of competitive spirit and has even garnered the attention of some eminent sportspersons. Webb has become a source of inspiration for many people of her age group. Her unbelievable video of deadlifting 225 pounds is going viral on the internet.
Shirley Webb is an amazing grandmom from St. Louis.
This 78-year-old grandmom exercises several times in a week.
Webb loves to take challenges in her training schedule.
She has set weightlifting records for her age group in Missouri and Illinois.
J.J. Watt, NFL star and powerlifter praised her in a tweet.
Webb is supposed to set a national record for weightlifting in June.
This grandmom became famous after her deadlifting video went viral on the internet.
Fitness center is her second home now.
This grandmom has no plans to stop or slow down.
This regional weightlifting record winner is capable of doing a heavier workout.
Her trainer Wright explained, “About four to five weeks ago, she was actually able to hit 245 pounds. Webb can definitely outdo and life more than, I’d say, over 90 percent of the people who come to this gym.”