Teen is dubbed ‘supergirl’ for her ability to lift 365 POUNDS

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A 16-year-old girl in New Jersey is being dubbed ‘supergirl’ for her incredible weight lifting ability that has some calling her the strongest teen in the world.

For years, Naomi Kutin has spent most of her time power lifting and working out since starting at the age of eight while growing up in Teaneck.

When the Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School junior was aged 10, she smashed a world weightlifting record by hoisting more than two times her own bodyweight.

At the time, Kutin successfully squatted 215 pounds despite weighing 88 pounds while competing in the 97-pound weight class.

That’s when she broke a record held by a 44-year-old German woman.

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Naomi Kutin, a 16-year-old girl in New Jersey is being dubbed 'supergirl' for her incredible weight lifting ability that has some calling her the strongest teen in the world. She is pictured above being assisted by her father, Ed, while lifting 315 pounds

Naomi Kutin, a 16-year-old girl in New Jersey is being dubbed ‘supergirl’ for her incredible weight lifting ability that has some calling her the strongest teen in the world. She is pictured above being assisted by her father, Ed, while lifting 315 pounds

For years,she's spent most of her time power lifting and working out since starting at the age of eight while growing up in Teaneck. When she was aged 10, she smashed a world weightlifting record by hoisting more than two times her own bodyweight

For years,she’s spent most of her time power lifting and working out since starting at the age of eight while growing up in Teaneck. When she was aged 10, she smashed a world weightlifting record by hoisting more than two times her own bodyweight

At the time, Kutin successfully squatted 215 pounds despite weighing 88 pounds while competing in the 97-pound weight class. That's when she broke a record held by a 44-year-old German woman

At the time, Kutin successfully squatted 215 pounds despite weighing 88 pounds while competing in the 97-pound weight class. That’s when she broke a record held by a 44-year-old German woman

Now, she can squat 321 pounds and dead lift a whopping 365 pounds.

Because of her incredible ability and strength, the 16-year-old is the subject of a documentary title ‘Supergirl’ that will air on December 18 as part of the Independent Lens series on PBS.

The high school student and her family are most often the only observant Jewish families at competitions bringing along a large box of kosher food and drinks.

In addition, because of Sabbath rules, the Kutins do not compete on Saturdays – which often times is the day that female trials are hosted.

But many tournament officials allow her to lift on Sunday when men compete in the heavyweight category.

‘Most women and kids don’t do that,’ she told the New York Times.

‘But men get more physically psyched, so I actually prefer lifting with the men.’

The teen often competes alongside her 14-year-old brother, Ari, and their father Ed – who are also both accomplished lifters.

Now, she can squat 321 pounds and dead lift a whopping 365 pounds. Because of her incredible ability and strength, the 16-year-old is the subject of a documentary title 'Supergirl' that will air on December 18 as part of the Independent Lens series on PBS 

Now, she can squat 321 pounds and dead lift a whopping 365 pounds. Because of her incredible ability and strength, the 16-year-old is the subject of a documentary title ‘Supergirl’ that will air on December 18 as part of the Independent Lens series on PBS

The girl’s mother, Neshama, is the family’s manager and can often be found cheering them on at competitions.

‘They’re lifting in the 300- to 350-pound range, but you should be there when I ask them to carry in the packages,’ her mother told the Times.

As a child, the teen girl could often beat the local boys in their neighborhood doing strength exercises and push-ups.

Her father decided to ask her to join him during his workouts.

‘She said, ‘I thought you’d never ask me,’ her mother recalled.

Since she was too young to hold a membership at a gym, the girl worked out in the family’s basement with her father next to their washer and dryer.

Her dad taught her the basic techniques to lifting and was always by her side to make sure she was safe.

‘We thought when she first started that it’d be a kid fad, that she’d quit within three months,’ her mother said.

Kutin said: 'Normally, my mind is on school, friends, my phone, social media, stuff like that. But when I lift, I put it all to the side, and all I care about is that bar in front of me.¿

Kutin said: ‘Normally, my mind is on school, friends, my phone, social media, stuff like that. But when I lift, I put it all to the side, and all I care about is that bar in front of me.’

Instead, the teen girl not only surprised her family, but the world with her dedication and super strength ability to power lift.

‘Normally, my mind is on school, friends, my phone, social media, stuff like that,’ she said.

‘But when I lift, I put it all to the side, and all I care about is that bar in front of me.’

She added that when she’s in school plays she easily gets stage fright.

‘…but I don’t have stage fright in powerlifting, even if I’m in front of hundreds of people,’ she said.

To get in the zone to lift before competitions, the slim girl said she usually blasts heavy metal rock in her headphones.

‘I hate it — I only listen to it before I lift,’ she revealed.

She also told the Fair Lawn-Glen Rock Daily Voice that people are surprised by her ability when she approaches the bar due to her physique.

‘People are very surprised when they find out,’ she told the newspaper. ‘I don’t even look like I have muscles.’

Besides lifting, Kutin is now preparing to run a marathon in Jerusalem as part of Team Shalva in March.