Name: Laura Phelps

Where are you from/where do you live: Toledo, Ohio

Job/School: Fitness specialist for General Motors Corp

Hobbies / Interests: running, lifting, travelling

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Friends

Favorite Music: Any

Athletic Background...sports played growing up – 14 years gymnastics, track, soccer, dance team in high school

When/Why did you start lifting weights – 14 months ago, fell in love with it

Competitions entered: 2004 Bodyrock - Overall bodybuilding champion

What’s your strongest muscle group?: legs

What's your weakest muscle group?: biceps

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

muscular?: most are complimentary, and those who aren't are insecure with themselves i figure

Any armwrestling experiences to share: i get challenged all the time and have beat a few men

What are your future goals in athletics and weight lifting? earn my pro card

Height: 5’ 2"

Weight: 158 offseason, 125-130 contest shape

Biceps size: 13 1/4" dieted

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

(specify reps, sets or if they are maxes)

BenchPress: 225

Incline bench: 70 lb db's

Bicep Curls: 70 lb barbell

Tricep Pushdowns: 150

Lat Pulldowns: 150

Squats: 235 lbs.

Leg Press: 700

Deadlift: 285

Pullups/chinups 16