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79-year-old Ernestine Shepherd’s tips to staying fierce at any age

Ernestine Shepherd (photo credit

Ernestine Shepherd (Photo credit: Shonnye Shepherd)

  • Begin working out slowly under the guidance of an expert personal trainer and
    gradually condition your body.
    •Realize the importance of good nutrition.
    Include sufficient protein and supplements — don’t be afraid to seek out
    a nutritionist.
    •Make sure you have a support system.
    •Make sure you get the rest your body needs.
    •Have a positive attitude about your workout; realize it’s a journey, not a sprint.
    •Know what you want to accomplish when you get in the gym.
    •Remember the key is to be determined, dedicated and disciplined to be fit.

Check out one more inspirational shot of Ms. Ernestine after the cut.

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1 Comment

  1. Nigg_Newton on February 5, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Great article/blog.