A fellow fitness friend of mine sent me a picture of an older woman with abs that were out of this world and a smile that lit up my computer screen. When I asked my friend who this was, she said it was a 73 year-old body builder. I had to get her story right away.
“Amazed” and “inspired” are only two words that describe the feeling I encountered after watching the video and reading the article about Mrs. Shepherd. To go from a sedentary secretary to one of the most influential fitness role models in her community is awe-inspiring. But what hit me the hardest were the reactions and commentary of the citizens she interacts with on a daily basis. Mrs. Shepherd’s ambition to give back and get her community moving will hopefully and more than likely lead to a reduction in the cases of diabetes, high-blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity among her peers. She is a hero in my book and I aspire to be as influential, strong, and beautiful as she is.
Learn how a sedentary, well-padded school secretary, at age 56, transformed herself into a professional model, personal trainer and award-winning competitive bodybuilder at 73 gorgeous years. You’ll be amazed by Ernestine’s fit and youthful appearance in this article. Put her age-blasting techniques to use in your life. Ernestine’s story is here.