Jessica Forsman

Name: Jessica Forsman

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Birthdate: 09/21/82

Where are you from/where do you live: Fargo, North Dakota

Job/School: Nursing student, North Dakota State University

Hobbies / Interests: bodybuilding, outdoors (especially the lakes), cooking

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: donít watch much of anything

Favorite Music: rock for lifting, hip hop for cardio

Were you always strong/athletic/muscular? Any childhood memories you can

share? Iíve always been heavier and stronger. As I got older I had to watch my bodyfat and got in BBíng that way.

Athletic Background...sports played growing up Volleyball

When/Why did you start lifting weights I saw how strong I was and lifted heavier and heavier.

What empowers/motivates you as an athlete?: To work on my weaknesses and improve on lifts

What's your strongest muscle group, what do you consider your weakest?: My calves are best and I donít even train them. Quads would be my weakest.

How do people, men in particular, react to you lifting weights and/or being

muscular?: Earlier I received negative feedback from younger guys but now being older guys respect it and give very positive feedback.

Have you ever been challenged in sports or in the weight room or in other

circumstances to prove yourself against a guy? Can you share any stories and

results of such experiences with us? I used to always get challenged but not so much anymore. A male friend did challenge me to wrestle this past summer so I did and beat him the first two matches. The third match I let him win, haha.

Any armwrestling experiences to share? Iíve won many and lost some.

What are your future goals in athletics and weight lifting? I plan to do team universe within the next 6 years.

Anything else about you that you'd like to add:

Height: 5í 2 Ĺ"

Weight: 135-138 contest 156 off season

Can you share with us the poundages you lift for the following exercises

(specify reps, sets or if they are maxes) (also specify type of lift...for

example, in the case of curls whether its Preacher Curl, Barbell Curl, or

single arm Concentration Curls):

BenchPress: 65 lb dumbells

Incline Bench: 60 lb dumbells

Bicep Curls: 35 lb dumbells

Tricep Pushdowns: 60 lbs

Dbell Rows: 70 lb dumbells

Lat Pulldowns: 130 lbs

Leg Press: 630 lbs 8-10 reps



Biceps: 14




Calves: 14