musicandfitness

When I’m holding the barbell, I feel like my body is changing. Other girls my age are overweight and have cellulite. I want to be beautiful and strong. I want to be an example to other kids.
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Maryana Naumova.

At 12 years old, she’s the youngest girl to ever bench 70 kilograms (154 pounds)—nearly 1.5 times her body weight.

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