Dr. William Farrell practices what he preaches. He has been a lifelong athlete and proponent of exercise. He isn’t new to setting records or testing the limits of his athletic abilities. At the age of 18 he won a New York City ‘Olympic Style’ weightlifting contest. Then, at the age of 19 at a body weight of 181 lbs, he placed 4th in the Teenage National ‘Olympic Style’ weightlifting contest by successfully completing a clean and jerk lift of 325 lbs.

In 2006 with 61 years of life under his belt and two short years after undergoing open heart surgery for a valve repair, Dr. Farrell ran the first of two marathons. Then in April of 2009, Dr. Farrell won the Vermont Grandmaster Bodybuilding Championship, followed by winning two New York State Grandmaster Championship contests for Bodybuilding in 2009 and again in 2010. He won the World Championship in the 100% Raw powerlifting championships (drug tested) in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Dr. Farrell holds a number of world records in his age class as well as North Carolina and Vermont state records.

Dr. Farrell is a licensed practicing psychologist. He and his wife currently live in North Carolina.

Contact the author via email at bill@strongbrainsstrongbodies.com.