Name: Jessica Forsman
Email : Lttlweightlftr@aol.com
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