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Lift Like a Girl!

Preview: Season 13 Episode 27 | 3m 3s

Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for Beijing 2008, she struggles with injury, confidence, and her place in a world where larger women are not readily accepted.

Aired: 07/25/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Claressa Shields’ Workout Playlist

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Claressa Shields’ Workout Playlist

Check it out. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, Olympic champ and star of the documentary T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold, sent us her training playlist.

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