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Endurance “Eggsercise” Fitness Challenges with Alicia Weber

By: Alicia Weber

I was first inspired by Darryl Learie in 2011 to take up “Eggsercise”. The year 2012 was my time to really get into eggsercise for the benefits of adding more balance, coordination, and muscular control in with standard exercises. I particularly enjoy mixing eggsercise challenges in with my arm exercises to make them a lot harder and more challenging for me. In 2012 I debuted at Recordsetter with a variety of Eggsercise World Records and I share some of those world record videos with you here!

1. Most Consecutive Egg on Spoon In Mouth Pull Ups in One Minute

This record was probably one of my most popular records set in 2012 as it earned Record of the Day AND I took 4th place in the Record of the Month Challenge in May 2012 for the quest of the most popular record set with Recordsetter. I first set the record in May 2012 and then re-set it in December 2012 as you can see below:

2. Most Consecutive 4 Finger Egg on Spoon In Mouth Pull Ups in One Minute

This record was first set in May 2012 and it received Record of the Day at Recordsetter, but didn’t receive quite the height of acclaim as the standard pull up with the egg on the spoon in the mouth.

3. Most Consecutive Egg On Spoon in Mouth L Pull Ups in One Minute

This record was set shortly after the egg on spoon in mouth pull up records became popular at Recordsetter in May 2012. I opened this category at Recordsetter and set this record in June 2012.

4. Longest Time to Hold Egg on Spoon In Mouth While Maintaining L Isometric 90 degree Hold

5. Longest Time to Perform One Arm Half-Way Chin with Egg on Spoon In Mouth

6. Most Consecutive Ring Dips holding 40% of One’s Bodyweight Between Feet, while Balancing Egg On Spoon In Mouth

7. Most Consecutive One Arm Pushups Balancing 10lbs Medicing Ball on Back with Egg on Spoon In Mouth

This record was my first stand alone eggsercise record set with Recordsetter in February 2012 and this record earned a lot of acclaim, Record of the Day, and Editors Pick with Recordsetter. This one record caused me to train and set many more eggsercises throughout 2012!

I have to put out an Eggcellent effort for all these records where I set a total of 10 Eggsercise Recordsetter World Records in the year 2012. I hope you enjoyed a taste of this “eggsercise”. Have an eggstatic time eggsercising!!


12 Days of Fitness Challenges to Count Down to Christmas 2012!

By: Alicia Weber

This year I took up a challenge suggested by a fan and it is the 12 Days of Christmas Record Challenge. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to do 12 days of records in a row because of my busy schedule, but I put my mind to it and somehow pulled it off! However, I didn’t it start 12 days before Christmas and end on Christmas. I started the Count Down on December 9th and ended on December 20th. Here I have my 12 days in a row of endurance strength exercises for Christmas!!

Take a look! Do you have a favorite challenge?

DAY 1 (December 9, 2012) Most Consecutive Triple Egg on Spoon in Mouth Bosu Knee Tucks With Egg on Spoon In Mouth Perfect Pull-Ups

I created this new challenge after breaking the consecutive knee tuck record for the 6th time this year at Recordsetter. I needed to try something more challenging after doing 513 consecutive knee tucks on December 6th. In this challenge, I add the Bosu and 3 eggs to balance and I only do 16 knee tucks. A far cry from my 513, but this is MUCH MORE challenging. Then, I keep going…See full scoop here:

Day 2 (December 10, 2012) Most Consecutive Bar Runner Exercise

I did this challenge for the first time this month. This challenge was created by a NY fitness trainer. I found this to be very aerobic and definitely gives the muscles a good burn!!

Day 3 (December 11, 2012) Most Reps in 10-Minute Extreme Pushup and Deep Squat Variety Act

This is yet another first time challenge where I combined many advanced level types of squats and then pushups together and went continuous for 10 minutes for most reps. Each exercise was 1 minute in length. My results 297 total reps. Too many wild exercises in this bout to describe, watching is best!

Day 4 (December 12, 2012) Most Reps in 1hr of Consecutive Reptile-Pushups

This is one challenge I have building my endurance for all year. I set several short duration speed records at Recordsetter earlier in the year and this was the final year end review of my fitness in a challenge that is 3-5 times tougher than standard pushups. 1 Reptile + 1 Pushup = 1 Rep See why this challenge is so much tougher than a normal pushup here:

Day 5 (December 13, 2012) Longest Swiss Ball Leg Lift Cadence Test

Just a day after completing the grueling reptile-pushups that shred the abs, I jump into one of the toughest types of cadence tests isolating the abdominals and improve my time by 9 minutes!

DAY 6 (December 14, 2012) Most Reps in Weighted Double L Challenge

This challenge was created to take the entire core to a maximum burn in a very short period of time with the first exercise and then continue with the second exercise, while still on fire!! The goal is to push thru the pain for maximum reps! I bet you will be surprised at the 2 exercises that really put the abs on fire! One clue – the first one is an exercise in gymnastics…Find out more here:

DAY 7 (December 15, 2012) Most Alternating Squat Thrusts in One Minute

World Wecord Wabbit returns today to take back her record. I set this record as the wabbit for Halloween and it became one of the Top 15 Most Popular Recordsetter World Records for 2012. Now, I return with a new record 372 alternating thurst in a minute and I am joined with a BIG friend…Find Out:

DAY 8 (December 16, 2012) Most Consecutive Shoulder Level Perfect Pull-Ups

This is a new “twist” to pull-up challlenge. Take a look!

DAY 9 (December 17, 2012) Fastest 84ft Combo Crab Walk

During, my trainees “Holiday Record Week” we turned a ballroom into a speed course for crab walking!! I went after the overall record for the 84ft crab walk with a time of 12.43 seconds, while my trainees “Hammer Head” took the master’s world record in a time of 20.59 seconds!

DAY 10 (December 18, 2012) Highest Score in Triple Exercise with Triple Eggsercise Challenge

This is a very challenging muscular endurance test where one can’t do it unless they are able to do 20 consecutive strict pull-ups, 20 consecutive bar dips where arms break parallel, and then 20 consecutive decline pushups and repeat for 17 minutes. Then, go into the Sumo Squat Eggsercise. Hopefully, I peaked your interest, so go ahead and have a peak:

DAY 11 (December 19, 2012) Longest Distance with Egg-On-Spoon-In-Mouth Hanging Arm Walk

This is a new type of extreme arm walk where you need to keep an egg balanced on spoon. Once it falls, the walk is over! Hang in there and check it out:

DAY 12 (December 20, 2012) Most Consecutive Egg-ON-Spoon-In-Mouth Pullups in One Minute

I wanted to end my challenge in an eggstatic style with an eggcellent effort during this Christmas Count Down and re-set the Recordsetter record with 16!

There you have my 12 Days of Records!!

Now, take a glimpse at my “2012 Holiday Record Week”. I held this event on December 17th and 2 of my trainees set Recordsetter World Records.



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Alicia Weber – 24 World Records in 2010 & 10 Sports in 2009

By:  Weber Way to Wellness Reporter Click here to visit JD Productions.

CLERMONT, Florida—On the 8th day of the new year 2011, we ask fitness expert, Alicia Weber, how she feels as she looks back at her record 24 world records in strength, speed, & endurance she set in 2010. 

Alicia replies, “I feel that I accomplished my goals for that year.  My adrenaline pumps and I prepare the best I can and I exceeded every goal.  I am a possibility thinker with an insatiable desire to strive for difficult tasks.  They were all very challenging and required a great amount of possibility thinking and focus in addition to physical fitness.”

What do you look forward to in 2011?  Alicia says, “I never totally know what to expect and goals change, but I always think BIG enough for God to fit into all my goals!  This will be a year that my success has significance for those in Lake County, Fl – I have some very exciting “fitness makeovers” and “fun fitness challenges” I will be hosting with awesome prizes.

Here is a Review of Alicia’s 24 World Records set in 2010.
(Scroll to bottom for her 10 Sports  Video where you can watch her set a World Record!! )

Feb 6-March 9, 2010-Alicia Weber started her 33 day “5 Areas of Physical Fitness Challenge” with a 30 minute pull up world record enroute to a new mind-blowing 1 hour pull up record where she blew away her old record by 161 reps for 721 reps.  The one hour event is very grueling because you need to find a pace and keep it the whole hour.  She kept a pace of 12 reps a minute.  Then, 21 days later she did another mind blowing endurance feat with 680 chin ups in an hour (145 reps over her former record)!  These 1 hour events are taxing on the muscles, but she is so well trained that in between these two endurance feats, she wasn’t recovering, but setting more records (one every 2 and ½ days)!  In between these feats, she set 6 world records ( 2 shorter duration chin up WRs, 2 single-leg speed jump rope WRs, a jump rope running WR, and a Ring Dip (L-feat) 1 minute WR)!!  Then, March 1-9, Alicia set 4 more world records in pushups as she increased the level of difficulty by adding medicine balls to pushups.

Alicia states, “This was the most grueling of my 2010 records because of the focus required for these records for the 33 day duration.  Near the end, I made the challenge harder when I started getting mentally fatigued by pushing myself in 3 types of medicine ball pushup world records, which is equally a mental challenge as it is a physical challenge.  It was a thrill of victory when I captured 11 world records and 2 rare strength feats in 33 days and set world records in all 5 areas of physical fitness!

May 27, 2010-Alicia Weber focused solely on maximum strength world records within a 45-minute time frame and took the challenge of setting 6 world records in 45-minutes to try & tie the # Legendary Jesse Owens did in Track and Field with Maximum Speed and Long Jump World Records set May 25, 1935.  However, Alicia missed on one, which she later captured during “Weber World Record Week.”  All in All, Alicia set an incredible 5 world records within 45 minutes in 5 strength events on May 27, 2010 in this order (1.  37 pull ups in 1 minute, 2.  35 pull ups in a row, 3.  30 chin ups in a row, 4.  11 handstand pushups in 1 minute, & 5.  18 ring dips in 1 minute).  Click here to purchase this 45 Minute World Record on digital download.

Alicia shows strength feats with pullups and her back muscles.


June 11, 2010-Alicia Weber was feeling ABSolutely FABulous and felt it was time to blow away her current 30-minute sit-up world record.  She did just that in flying colors as she blew away her previous mark by nearly 200 reps!!  Her current world record is now 795 reps in 30-minutes (a sit-up every 2.26 seconds)!  Click here to learn correct sit-up form.

Sept 11-17, 2010-Alicia Weber set 5 world records during “Weber World Record Week”.  First, she combined running, coordination, and strength together as she went jump rope running around the track using a 1.5 lbs jump rope.  Alicia, a former National Champ Track runner states, “Jump Rope running is night and day to regular running.  It is WAY more difficult and strenuous and if there is any wind – forget it!  I picked to set these jump rope running records in September, since there is little to no wind.”  Next she finally captured the world record for the world’s most difficult type of dip – Ring L position dips.  Finally, she tested herself in endurance and captured the 3-minute Deep Squat World Record following then with re-setting her 10-minute one arm pushup world record.

Alicia Weber is featured on the World Record Holder’s Registry.  Alicia Weber is also in the world record book, “Believe the Unbelievable.”  Quite contrary to 2009, Alicia spent all 2010 setting world records and only competed in 1 sport.  In 2009, Alicia set only 8 world records, but she competed in 10 sports!

Alicia Weber’s 10 Sport Athlete Tour and More!!


Weber Sisters Reveal Fitness and Exercise Tips (Part 1)

“Very compatible, yet very different”

By:  Weber Way to Wellness Reporter
**The images contained in this article exclusively found at AliciaWeber.com are copyrighted © Alicia Weber & Kim Weber.
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The Weber Way to Wellness Reporter interviews the Weber Sisters – two sisters 2 years apart that are both fitness gurus.  Kim Weber is a fitness executive for high-end fitness studios with an Exercise Science B.S. and a Global MBA   Alicia Weber is a Fitness Expert and Fitness/Nutrition/Solutions Consultant with Biology and Communication degrees.

1.        Q.  How long have you both been in the fitness industry and why do you love working out?

Kim Weber has years of training & an advanced education in Yoga & Pilates.
Alicia Weber represented the U.S. in Perth, Austalia, in 2000 for triathlon.

Alicia answers, “We both started as a lifeguard.  When I took my first lifeguard job at 17, people began asking me for swimming and exercise tips.  I was a self-coached world-class triathlete and National Champion runner.  People would look at me and want my help and it stemmed from there and I branched out into fitness training and a variety of facets in health and wellness.  Constantly expanding my physical fitness is extremely exciting for me!!”

Kim answers, “I’ve been in the fitness industry for over ten years.  After being a lifeguard as a teenager, I went on to become a group fitness instructor.  I taught all kinds of classes and got into personal training as well.  After years of training experience, I moved over to the management side where I started managing a Pilate’s studio in Las Vegas, NV.  I fell in love with fitness management and went on to get my MBA to continue with these aspirations.  I love working out because it makes people, especially women, feel good about themselves.  Our self esteem is largely based on how we look and feel.  When we get results we feel energized and accomplished.  This feeling fuels people to change their life and change their world.”

2.        Q.  Exercise was always part of your lives.  What are your favorite types of workouts?

Kim and her lovable pooches out on a walk!
Alicia holding the world record book that she is in between her feet.

Alicia answers, “I love anything that is very challenging (both muscularly and aerobically) in the area of strength, speed, and endurance.  In 2010, I set a record 24 world records in this area of fitness.”

 Kim answers, “I love dance based orthopedic exercises like Pilates and Yoga.  I also love to run and hike outdoors, especially with my dogs.”


Cooling down after a long night of cackling and a sweaty morning workout!
3.  Q.  What is your most memorable moment together in exercise?
Alicia answers, “We were on a family trip in the Badlands and as soon as we arrived in the evening, I jumped out of the car and took off running.  Thank goodness my sister followed after me because she saved my life!!  I accidently began to take off on a 200+ ft high cliff and she grabbed my legs and pulled me back before I fell. I then learned why they are called the Badlands!  My energy levels were out of control (too many endorphins from distance running) as a teenager, but I am under control now.”

Kim answers, “For me it’s probably when we were both on the high school swim team.  I didn’t enjoy it, especially the thought of jumping into a cold pool at 6 am in the dark, freezing Pennsylvania winter weather.  Alicia loved it though.  She used to
give me her flippers when we had to swim laps to help me be less miserable!  At that point I knew I must be more of a land animal!”
Kicking back after a night on the town in Las Vegas, NV!!

Continue with Part 2 revealing Tips for Exercise here….

Alicia Weber Wishes Holiday Cheer & Says Goodbye to 2010 with Extreme Endurance Strength Feat!

By:  Weber Way to Wellness Reporter Click here to visit JD Productions.

November 2, 2010–Alicia Weber’s tricep muscles were excited and drooling over a final challenge!  She decided to test herself at the toughest type of 2-arm and 2-leg pushups for endurance – 30 -minutes of Tricep Pushups.  She already holds world records in a variety of regular 2-arm pushups and one-arm pushups categories.  However, tricep pushups are not a record cateogry, and she is just doing these tricep pushups for fun in the vieo below!  In 2010, Alicia ends her year with a record 24 world records in strength, speed, and endurance verified by the Book of Alternative Records and featured in World Record Holder’s Republic the registry for Human Achievement World Record Holders.

Tricep Pushup Hand Pushup
Tricep Pushup Hand Position

The tricep pushups for endurance isolate the 3 tricep muscles (medial head, lateral head, and long head of the tricep m.).  Maxing out and going for 30-minutes is VERY challenging on the triceps AND the ABS as they stabilize the core and keep a straight body position.  Rules:  Tricep Pushups must be performed on a hard surface, arms start in full extension, and end bent with chest touching floor as hands are held in a triangle position (as shown here).  Legs stay straight with no lifting of the hips.  Rest breaks are allowed.

Watch Alicia “World Record” Weber do 556 tricep pushups in 30-minutes.  Enjoy!


Believe The Unbelievable World Record Book Available here

By:  Alicia Weber Click here to visit JD Productions.

Human achievement world record holders are the big dreamers and doers of the world.  They have an extraordinary drive and determination to achieve big goals all for the satisfaction of personal achievement and personal growth. They set an unbelievably high standard for themselves backed with relentless dedication, determination, and commitment and they raise the bar on what is possible in the area of brain and body POWER!  Creativity is another attribute of human achievement world record holders – they are nonconformist that push the envelope in unchartered territory.

How do I know what makes a human achievement world record holder?  Well, I am one.  I am Alicia Weber – a world record holder in strength, speed, and endurance.


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Alicia Weber “The Machine” – World Records

By:  Alicia Weber Click here to visit JD Productions.
The images below are Copyrighted to Alicia Weber at AliciaWeber.com

I was first nicknamed “The Machine” in high school when I would run and win cross country races and track and field races from sprint to long distances. I became a 2 x All-American in the 10,000 meters, while in high school at Junior Nationals and I medaled at National Championships in events from 1,500m -10,000 meter runs and 5k cross country.  The nickname of “The Machine” continues as I have over 400 world records in strength, speed, and endurance, and I am a professional fitness trainer.

I graduated from University of Florida where I was a letter winner in Track and Cross Country. I have B.S. degrees in Biology and Communication.  I was then in a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program to expand my specialty of aquatic therapy.  My clients also refer to me as “The Machine” as I train with each and every one of them to motivate them.  When I am not training people, I am training myself in world record setting or training for the 17 sports I compete in on an elite level.  I am really W-I-L-D  about exercise and physical fitness!!!

I must warn you though – I do have an alter ego and I get the urges at times to get off the athletic field and get ON STAGE!  I have been an entertainer for a variety of acts for years!   I am most known for my “One Woman Shows” where I combine “character comedy” with strength feats! I perform Live and I have a line of shows hereHere’s a preview of my 7 character comedy show.

My creative energies carry over into other areas as well.  I am an author, illustrator, and poet.  I published my first book on marine biology and my second book on physical fitness is found here. You can learn more about me as the athlete here and as the fitness professional here.

Now, let’s crank the engine and see what a human performance machine can do…Below are my world records in over 27 categories of exercises (the exercise world records are listed alphabetically). I keep re-setting my own records and I garner new ones.

* NOTE:  Starting in 2012, I am setting world records exclusively with RecordSetter.com, the world’s fastest growing world record book where I also compete with men for overall world records.  I set over 50 world records for women with The Book of Alternative Records from 2008 -2011 – those records are listed below.  CLICK HERE for Alicia’s RecordSetter World Records.

VERY IMPORTANT: Below are my 60+ entries in the Book of Alternative Records from 2008-2011.  I will continue these categories now at RecordSetter, so to stay up with the latest records visit me at www.recordsetter.com/user/aliciaweber

– Chin Ups –
(Rules:  only use steel straight bar with palm toward you grip, 3 cameras (front, side, chin view), start in dead hang with arms in full extension then chin clearly seen over bar with no leg movements for a rep to count)
Chin Ups , 60-minutes Current Record 760 Aug 10, 2012, Clermont, Fl, Former Record 680 reps Feb 27, 2010 Clermont, FL
Former Record 535 reps Dec 19, 2008
Chin Ups, 30-minutes Current Record 445 Aug 10, 2012, Clermont, Fl, Former Record 432 reps Dec 11, 2011, Former Record 399 reps Sept 23, 2009 Clermont, FL
Former Record 297 reps Dec 19, 2008
Chin Ups, 3-minutes Current Record 76 Aug 10, 2012, Former Record 75 reps Dec 11, 2011, Former Record 69 Aug 7, 2011 Clermont, FL Former Records 66 reps Feb 13, 2010, 61 reps on Sept 8, 2009, and 57 reps on Dec 7, 2008
Chin Ups, 1-minute Current Record 38 reps, Dec 11, 2011 36 reps Aug 7, 2011 Clermont, FL Former Records 35 reps Feb 23, 2010, and 33 reps July 21, 2008
*Consecutive Chin Ups 30 reps May 27, 2010 (this record was set  less than 20 minutes after setting a 1-minute Pull Up World Record and a Consecutive Pull Up world record see 45 Minute World Record for details)

– Deep Squats –
Deep Squats, 3-minutes Current Record 167 March 29, 2012 In Clermont, Fl Former Record 161 November 12, 2011 Former Record 152 reps (rules:  arms are held out, knees bend and break parallel on each rep) Sept 14, 2010  VIDEO

– Dips –
(Rules:  use steel bar and arms start & end in full extension.  Lower and stay vertical as elbows break parallel for a rep to count.)
*Dips, parallel bar Using a steel  bar I performed the most dips in 5 minutes for 75 reps.  I also performed the 75 dips consecutively. I was awarded two world record certificates – one for the most performed in 5-minutes and another certificate for the most consecutive dips by the Book of Alternative Records  Feb 21, 2008 in Clermont, FL

*Dips, 1-minute weighted with 45lbs extra (2o kilos) held by feet 18 reps Sept 27,  2009 in Clermont, Fl (This record has been verified by The Book Of Alternative Records, but not published because they were not interested in opening this category)  VIDEO

Exercise Challenge Events   Click HERE for World Record Exercise Challenge Details

“Extreme Exercise Challenge Week” where 5 world records were set August 7-13, 2011 (4 were set in 18 minutes!! on Aug 7)
“1hr Rope Climbing (Arms Only) Extravaganza” where 3 world records were set in 1 hr on April 9, 2011
“Aerobic Capacity Wellness Week and a Half” where 2 world records were set Jan 30-Feb 8, 2011
“1 Year Strength, Speed, and Endurance World Record Challenge” setting a record 24 WR’s from short to long duration in 2010
“World Record Weber Week” where 5 World Records were set Sept 11-Sept 17, 2010
“The 45 Minute Maximum Strength World Record” where 5 world records were set Many 27, 2010
“11 Physical Fitness World Records and 2 Rare Strength Feats in 33 DAYS (covering 5 areas of physical fitness) Feb 6-March 9, 2010

-Hopping on 1 Leg-
(Rules:  this is an alternative track event where you use the same leg to hop a certain distance on a track)
1 leg hopping, 100m 23.7 seconds on April 10, 2011 in Clermont, Florida

– Jump Rope (single-foot speed) –
Jump Rope Skipping, single foot I achieved the record for the fastest rope-skipping on a single foot. I skipped 77 times in 30 seconds and 449 times in 3 minutes.  *Although not required by the rules, I used a skipping rope weighing 0.68kg (1.5 lbs) which made the attempt even more difficult. Set inClermont, FL on Feb 28, 2010  SPEED JUMP ROPE DEMO VIDEO WITH A WORKOUT

– Jump Rope Running  a.k.a. Rope Skipping –
Jump Rope Skipping, 400m Current Record I ran the 400m while rope-skipping in 1:18 on Sept 11, 2010 around the National Training Center Track in Clermont, Florida   Former Record 1:19 on Feb 21, 2010  VIDEO
Jump Rope Skipping, 800m I ran the 800m while rope skipping in 2:57 on Sept 11, 2010 around the National Training Center Track in Clermont, FL.  *Although not required by the rules, I used a skipping rope weighing 0.68kg (1.5lbs) which made the attempt even more difficult for these jump rope running events.
Jump Rope Skipping, 1609 meter ( 1 mile on track) Current Record 6:33 for 1 mile on track in Clermont, Florida

– One Arm Pushups –
(Rules:  on hard surface same arm used whole time and it must come parallel to the ground or break 90 degrees, legs stay straight and only shoulder level or less apart)
One-arm pushups, 10- minutes Current Record with Recordsetter.com 180 See Record Video Clermont, Fl, Former Record 131 reps Sept 17, 2010, Former Record 105 reps March 6, 2010  VIDEO DEMO

– Pull Ups –
(Rules:  only use steel straight bar with palm away grip, 3 cameras (front, side, chin view), start in dead hang with arms in full extension then chin clearly seen over bar with no leg movements for a rep to count)
Pull Ups, 60-minutes Current Record 721 reps Feb 6, 2010 Clermont, FL
Former Record 560 reps on Dec 13, 2010
Pull Ups, 30-minutes Current Record 419 reps Jan 30, 2011 Clermont, FL  DETAILS & VIDEO
Former Records 398 reps on Feb 6, 2010, 389 reps on July 28, 2009, and 345 reps on Dec 13, 2008
Pull Ups, 3-minutes Current Record 74 reps Aug 7, 2011 Clermont, FL Former Records 67 reps July 28, 2009,
57 reps on July 20, 2008
Pull Ups, 1-minute Current Record 39 reps on Aug 7, 2011 Clermont, FL Former Records 37 reps on May 27, 2010, 34 reps on July 28, 2009, and 31 reps on July 31, 2008
*Consecutive Pull Ups 35 reps on May 27, 2010 in Clermont, FL (performed 8 minutes after setting 1-min Pull Up World Record Details here)

– Pushups –
(Rules:  only done on hard surface with legs and back staying straight.  Arms at shoulder level, bend elbows to at least 90 degrees and return in full extension for rep to count)
Pushups, 1 hr 1,020 reps (and I did 826 mtn. climbers in the same hr!) August 13, 2011 Clermont, FL
Pushups, 30-minutes 829 reps on Feb 8, 2011 Clermont, Fl
Pushups, 10-minutes 450 reps on May 24, 2009 Clermont, FL
*Pushup Presses in Handstand, 1-minute 11 reps on May 27, 2010 in Clermont, FL (head must touch floor for rep to count details here)
Pushups, Back-of-Hand, 15 minutes 112 reps September 23, 2011

– Pushups on Medicine Balls –
Pushups, 1-minute while balancing on 3 medicine balls (with 22 cm diameter) Current Record with RecordSetter.com:  52 See Video Former Record:  50 on Sept 23, 2011, Former Record: 38 reps on May 7, 2011 Clermont, FL, Former record:  35 reps March 6, 2010  VIDEO 1  VIDEO 2
*Pushups, 1-minute while balancing on 3 medicine balls (with 22cm diameter) with an elevated leg 25 reps March 9, 2010  (Details on this are in rare strength feat section here)
*Pushups, 1-minute while balancing on 2 medicine balls (with 22cm diameter)with an elevated leg 25 reps (The chest must touch medicine ball for rep to count details here) VIDEO DEMO Former Record: 10 Nov 19, 2010 at Live Show, Former Record: 6 March 9, 2010  Read More about Alicia’s Medicine Ball Records here

– Ring Dips –
Ring Dips, 1-minute Current Record 18 reps on gymnastic rings May 27, 2010 in Clermont, FL DETAILS
Former Record 17 reps on Feb 17, 2010  VIDEO WITH DETAILS (rules:  palms face in toward body, arms start/end in full extension and break parallel with no leg movements for rep to count)

– Ring L -Position Dips –
Ring L-Position Dips, 1-minute  Current Record 4 reps on gymnastics rings, while holding an L-position with my legs on Sept 13, 2010 DETAILS & VIDEO (rules:  legs must be held and remain in L-position as arms break parallel and return to full extension as palms are held toward body)

-Rope Climbing-
(Rules:  before all rope climbs the rope must be measured.  All rope climbs start in a sitting position and hands are only used to climb the rope.  Legs just dangle.  The legs are not allowed to help or the rope climb is disqualified.)
Fastest time for 15ft climb, 7.7 seconds on April 1, 2011 in Clermont, Florida
Fastest time for 5 meter climb, 8.3 seconds on April 9, 2011 in Clermont, Florida
Fastest time for 20ft climb, 10.6 seconds on April 9, 2011 in Clermont, Florida
Greatest height climbed in 1 minute using a 5 meter rope, 15 meters on April 9, 2011 in Clermont, Florida

– Situps –
Sit-Ups, 30-minutes Current Record at RecordSetter 1,033, Former Record 927 Former Record 879 RECORD VIDEO on Oct 1, 2011, Clermont Florida, Former Record 795 reps on June 11, 2010 Former Record 613 on Sept 26, 2009 (rules:  hands held behind ears and stay there, feet held down, start & end reps with shoulder blades on ground, elbows cross lateral knee for rep to count)
VIDEO DEMO of 2 Types of Situps THE 1st VIDEO IS CORRECT FORM FOR SITUPS THAT I DO IN WORLD RECORDS, the 2nd video is modified situps that are easier and not allowed for world records
Sit-ups, 5-Minutes Current Record 231 situps in Clermont Florida on June 6, 2012

These World Records have been verified by the Book of Alternative Records and I am published there and at Record Holder’s Republic where some of my records have made it into the book “Believe the Unbelievable”.

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All-Around Athlete, Alicia Weber Sets 11 Physical Fitness World Records and 2 Rare Strength Feats in 33 days!

 By:  Alicia Weber

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Whenever I wasn’t exercising as a kid, I would kick back with a book on world record setting athletes and I would get enraptured.  I knew very early on I would be a world record setting athlete.  My doctor grandfather met many of the great athletes I read about and he shared stories with me.  He was a gastroenterologist  that wrote for the American Medical Association and he also knew that I would be a world record holder one day.  He had me be strict with my eating and exercise as he prepared me for a life of discipline and dedication to my passion —sports.

I was inspired most to read about the athletes of the 1920’s – 1960’s that overcame so much to set records and achieve extraordinary athletic achievements. The athletes of those days had to overcome war times, family and personal strife, and the Great Depression.  Today, I am now a world record setting athlete in many record books including…

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I hold over 25 world records in strength, speed, and endurance.  From February 6, 2010 – March 9, 2010, I set 11 world records and 2 rare strength feats covering all 5 areas of physical fitness.

Muscular Strength and Endurance:  I started my world record rampage by re-setting my former 1 hour pullup world record by more than 150 reps for 721 reps an hour(enroute to re-setting my 30-minute WR) on February 6, 2010.  I then re-set my 1 minute, 3 minute, and 1 hr chin up world records.  In early March I became the 1st Woman to set an endurance 1-Arm Pushup World Record by completing 105 reps in 10-minutes. See here for Official Pullup/Chinup  and Pushup World Record Results.
One Arm Pushups

Alicia’s One Arm Pushups

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Cardiovascular Strength and Endurance:  During high school an easy day would be jump rope  running around the track 25 times for 10,000 meters. I would use a light weight speed jump rope.  The jump rope endurance training prepared me to set records and compete on the National level during high school in events from 800m -10,000m runs with U.S.A Track and Field.  I started in 7th grade and my best event was the 400m( I qualified for the 1996  Junior Olympic National Championship in that event) but didn’t compete as I focused on my distance running and became a National Champion in distance running.  Today, I started with the 400m jump rope track run and set a world record using a weighted 1.5lbs jump rope on February 21, 2010.  I then set 2 more jump rope world records with the weighted 1.5lbs jump rope in single-foot rope skipping for 30-seconds and 3-minutes.  Visit Alicia’s myspace to watch jump rope videos.

Flexibility and Abdominal Strength and Endurance:
On February 17, 2010, I completed 17 consecutive reps of Ring Dips in 1-minute to set a world record.  The ring dips were done in a difficult way to add the elements of both flexibility and abdominal strength and endurance in with the exercise. I kept my legs in L-Feat position with my legs perpendicular to my torso. *The hardest type of ring dips are where the legs are held straight out and parallel to the ground – those are officially called “Ring L Dips”.
Double Screen Showing of 17 Ring Dips

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Note:  I also set an abdominal endurance world record on September 26, 2009 where I did 613 situps (legs held down, hands behind ears, elbows must touch lateral knee each time for rep to count) in 30-minutes.

 Balance and Stability:
From March 6 – 9, 2010, I did a variety of strength/balance pushups for records on 2 and 3 med balls measuring 22 cm diameter.  I did 35 reps of pushups while balancing on 3 med balls for an official world record.  I then did 2 other types of balance/strength pushups that  observers described as “rare and difficult”. These 2 other pushups were completed on 2 and 3 med balls with an elevated leg.  Due to the specialization and rare nature of these 2 types of pushups, they were not officially published in the current record books.  However, they may be entered in a future record book.  Med ball balance exercises are very common to Olympic Kayakers.  As a K-1 sprint kayaker, I need to constantly challenge my balance in order to become a better and stronger kayaker, since the sport at the highest level is about being able to balance on such a skinny, tippy boat.  Here are highlights of the 2 types of rare and difficult medicine ball pushups. 

2 Rare and Difficult Strength/Balance Feats

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My current records are 6 reps for a minute of 1 elevated leg 2 med ball pushups (22 cm diameter) and 25 reps for 1 minute of 1 elevated leg 3 med ball pushups.  My World Records are also listed online with World Record Holder’s Republic and the Book of Alternative Records.  I continue to chase new world records and re-set my own.

Outside of world record setting, I compete in 10-sports as an elite athlete and I am a fitness trainer. Some of my sports include sprint kayak, triathlon, trail and mountain distance running, track and field, rowing, road racing, time trial bike racing, open water swimming, and stand up paddle boarding.  I have published a book on physical fitness and it is available online here.

*Learn more,  find Alicia on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/Awinningway
*I am also an entertainer and I do “character comedy”.  You can get a glimpse of my strength feats & comedy on youtube at ‘AliciaAndClan’