Today we’re talking to para powerlifter and motivational speaker Garrison Redd. As a high school football player, Garrison had aspirations of going pro. But when he lost the use of his legs after being shot by a stray bullet in his neighborhood at the age of 17, his life took a different course.
The 31-year-old Brooklyn native is one of the country’s strongest para powerlifters in the -56kg weight class.
We got the chance to talk with Garrison to talk about his origins in the sport, his weekly training routine, his diet and how he manages it,