Oh, Men Lift Weights? Me Too! by Jennifer Margulis
Featured in Jejune Magazine
For decades, women have relegated themselves to the candy colored two and three pound weights inside the group fitness classroom at the gym. We've watched men lift the heavy stuff while we logged hours on the elliptical or sashayed behind closed doors and did Zumba. Out on the streets, we carry mace in our purses because we never believed our bodies could be our weapon. But now a 97lb woman holds the US power lifting record, and millions of other women around the world are lifting heavy, getting stronger, and saying "Me Too."