Grandmother shows incredible strength at powerlifting champs

Nicola Atwool has just competed in her first weightlifting competition, aged 70.

Her appearance attracted a lot of attention among the competing lifters — not because of her bulging biceps, but because she was the oldest competitor there.

This time a couple of years ago, she was struggling to pick up a bag of groceries.

"I got into doing some strength and fitness because I was getting older, and it made me realise I had to use it or lose it," she said. 


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