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Let this 94-year-old gym junkie be your 2017 fitness fairy godmother

Let this 94-year-old gym junkie be your 2017 fitness fairy godmother

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Sticking to a gym plan is hard. Like, really hard.

But if you’re looking for a little bit of inspiration (or a healthy dose of shaming) check out the story of Edna Shepherd.

The 94-year-old woman from Hume, Australia, who pumps iron a staggering ten times a week. Even on her one day off, she’s still getting the muscles moving with a weekly ballroom dancing class.

“I’m always on the go, I don’t like sitting around,” Shepherd says in the above 7 News clip.

The nutrition-savvy great grandmother also claims the exercise regime helps her socialise — particularly when it comes to chatting up the opposite sex. “I like hugging the men: I’m a naughty girl,” says the go-getter. Read more…

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