|Interviewed by: Scott Taylor *
Special thanks to Justin McShane and Lester Maslow for assisting with this
Q: Can you give the readers some background information about yourself?
JS: My name is Julie
Scanlon. I graduated from Salisbury State University with a degree in
Q: How did you get your start in powerlifitng?
JS: While I was attending
college, I met a friend of mine who was an amateur bodybuilder and
Q: What has been your greatest accomplishment in the sport?
JS: My greatest accomplishments
are all the national contests that I have been at and the 1996
Q: What has been your most favorable and least favorable moments in the sport?
JS: My most favorable moment was when I benched 200 and squatted 400 in a competition.
Q: How did you become involved with the APA?
JS: There was a local
contest that was held at the Gym I work at. I decided to enter the
Q: Is there any advice you would like to give a lifter entering her/his first competition?
JS: Make sure that you have everything packed the night before.
Q: How many days a week do you train and what strategy do you utilize as a competition nears?
JS: I train 4 or 5 days during the week. I utilize the percentage method.
Q: How do you train in the off season?
JS: I train the same as if I am getting ready for a contest but with more volume.
Q: How far do you plan to go in the sport?
JS: I want to bench 300 pounds and then go from there.
Q: What are your interests outside of the sport?
JS: I want to succeed at my job and also to hang out with my friends.
Q: Do you think that single event meets ie: Bench
Press only, contribute to the growth of our
JS: I think that it
will contribute to the growth of this sport. It gives a lifter a
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