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This Grandma Who Just Turned 80 Is the World’s Fittest Grandma Bodybuilder
Source: boredpanda
Published: Jun 22, 2016

You are never too old to pursue your dreams! And the fittest body builder grandma, Ernestine Shepherd just proved that.

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The 1936 born turned 80-year-old this June.

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She has not been training for her entire life; in fact she started training at the age of 56 with her sister.

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She has won two body building titles since then and is the oldest female bodybuilder in the world till date.

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What keeps her fit? Her intense training and diet!

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She wakes up at 3 am every day and runs up to a good 80 miles every week.

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Her training session starts from 8 am.

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She follows a strict diet that include boiled egg whites, chicken, and vegetables. She also drinks plenty of water.

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But as she says her real secret is just not giving up. And with that attitude, it doesn’t sound like she’s going to retire from bodybuilding any time soon!

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She even trains other people now and is quite a motivator!

Watch grandma do her work out here: