This week we chat with Meghan Scanlon, a -63kg athlete in the USAPL who recently took 5th place in the highly competitive 63kg Open division at 2017 Raw Nationals. A former marathoner and future weightlifter, Meg totaled 455 kg/1003.1 lbs this past October and took home the 63kg American Record in the squat. Meg chats with us about her career in powerlifting, her current programming, and goals for 2018.
3:53 Why did you switch from running to powerlifting?
5:45 How did Raw Nationals go for you?
9:15 What does your programming look like?
14:18 What are some of the benefits of lifting heavy for women?
16:50 How is competing in powerlifting different than playing soccer or running marathons, and why did powerlifting give you more confidence?
18:47 Tell us about your business!
20:10 What are the pros and cons of training at home?
22:16 What are your goals for 2018?
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