So You Want To Be a Heavyweight?

Article written by Alanna Casey

This year I decided to compete in the heavyweight division at America’s Strongest Woman, Sept 20th, 2014, during the Olympia.  I have won the middleweight strongwoman class at the Arnold Sports Festival for the past two years in a row. I also won the 2013 World’s Most Powerful Woman (under 165 lb) in Glasgow, Scotland. In the past two years, I have only been defeated once. That was by Kim Baum at the 2013 America’s Strongest Woman (middleweight). With Kim no longer competing in strongwoman, I have gotten a bit bored. Originally, I was thinking I would compete as a heavy