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Preggo weightlifter says barbells were just 45 pounds

  • A photo of Lea-Ann Ellison lifting weights while 8 months pregnant went viral online
  • She discussed the picture and the online reaction to it

A 35-year-old mom inadvertently unleashed a firestorm with a Facebook picture. The photo shows Lea-Ann Ellison lifting weights while sporting a huge baby bump, and she says she's gotten encouragement as well as criticism online. Mike Galanos talked to Ellison Monday to get her side of the story, and she had some responses to the online critics who accused her of endangering her unborn child, saying, “If I ever thought that I wasn’t in control of it then I just wouldn’t do it.”

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