Filmed in 2009. Proving that age is just a number Ernestine Shepherd is currently being courted by the Guiness Book of Records as the oldest competing female bodybuilder. Shepard started weight lifting at the tender age of 56, now 73 she trains with former Mr. Universe Yohannie Shambourger. Her passion for staying in shape has lead her to become a certified personal trainer. Shepard runs 80 miles per week and can bench press 150 pounds, she currently teaches exercise classes at Union Memorial United Methodist Church.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

The 26th National Veterans Golden Age Games took place in St. Louis, Missouri from May 31-June 5. For over 800Veterans, life begins at 55, at least it does for the vets competing in the national event, the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program in the United States. It is the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors’ competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older Veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. It is one of the most progressive and adaptive rehabilitative senior sports programs in the world, offering 14 different sports and recreational activities. To view the Section 508-compliant version of this video visit: www.va.gov
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Share

Tagged with:

Filed under: Seniors Health

Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!