Building the Strongest Women on Earth: Laura Phelps-Stackhouse

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Today I chat with Laura Phelps Stackhouse. Laura is the strongest female powerlifter in history, currently holding 8 All-Time World Records. She is a personal trainer and the founder of Queen Bee Power, which is aimed at training others in the Conjugate Method she learned from Louis Simmons
We chat about the pressures surrounding being the strongest woman in the world, harnessing nerves, dealing with haters and carving a legacy for women in the strength arena.
Note: This episode was recorded prior to Simmons’ passing on March 24, 2022.


1:32 – Training at Westside Barbell

4:47 – Lessons from Louis

6:18 – Working through nerves

9:50 – Dealing with pressure

12:23 – Leaving competition

15:53 – Coaching women

17:03 – Strength training benefits for women

19:00 – Strong women in pop culture

21:45 – Social media haters and overcoming negativity

27:00 – The future of QBP