Breaking Muscle Video: Bob Takano – Sarah Robles, Strongest Woman In U.S.

Sarah Robles takes the title of strongest woman at the 2012 American Record Makers Competition, with a 135 clean and jerk.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Check here every Wednesday for a new coaching video from Bob Takano. Learn how to be a better lifter and a better Olympic lifting coach from one of the best.

With this clean and jerk of 135kg, Sarah Robles became the strongest woman at the 2012 American Record Makers competition on Sunday, January 29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Sarah also snatched 105kg to total 240kg which was 84% of the American Record. This gave her the highest ranking of the event and the $1,000 first prize. Second place was won by Veronica Aguila of San Diego whose total of 136kg was 68% of the American record. Second place was worth $500.00. The third place award of $300.00 was won by Ashley Weber of Waxman’s Gym who totaled 66% of the American record.