The most inflated grandmother in the world celebrated the 80th anniversary of
• The most inflated grandmother in the world celebrated the 80th anniversary of
Meet Ernestine Shepherd is from Baltimore, she was 80 years old and - personal trainer, professional model acting a bodybuilder and just a wonderful woman. In 2010, she entered the Guinness Book of Records as the age of female bodybuilder. But Ernestine was not always so muscular.
In his youth, Ernestine was pampered girl and little interested in any sport. For 56 years it has evolved into more than average sedentary woman who worked as a school secretary, who is not involved in sports a day in his life. Then came the moment that changed her life and made an example for many women age.
One 56-year-old Ernestine went with his sister Velvet to buy swimsuits. When they began to measure them, then we began to laugh at each other. They suddenly realized that it was time to freshen up. Ernestine and her sister enrolled in a fitness club and began to study together.
After some time, Velvet died suddenly of a brain aneurysm. Ernestine so grieved that threw the gym. After a few months of mourning woman he obeyed friendly advice and decided that her late sister would like to see it continued to deal with. Ernestine returned to fitness, even more tuned to the result.
Slowly begin to engage and strengthen the body, step by step, over time Ernestine transformed not only her body but also life. She felt happy as never before. Now she trains women in age and inspire them to disclose their physical potential.
Ernestine loves to participate in a running race at a distance of five or ten kilometers, as well as in marathons. She gets up at four o'clock in the morning to run 16 kilometers, and when preparing for a marathon, runs 128 kilometers a week.
In addition, it is engaged in weight training four times a week or more. In 2007, when she was 71 years old, she asked Johnny Shamburgera, the former "Mr. Universe", to train her so that she could participate in the competition bodybuilders. At the first competition - Natural East Coast Tournament of Champions - she took first place in its category, beating women who are decades younger than her.
Despite all the training, according to Ernestine, she did not hurt and it will never injure for all 17 years of his new life. Growth of athletes - 165 cm; weight - 59 kg, body fat percentage - 10.9%. Typically, these parameters in the professional elite athlete in peak form. Ernestine did not take any medication. She loves her new job, feels much more energetic and better than when I was younger.
What is the secret of Ernestine? On its way to the goal is to follow a few guidelines. Ernestine began gradually under supervision of an experienced personal trainer and gradually transfigured his body. Understanding the importance of good nutrition, including adequate amounts of protein and micronutrients in the diet, Ernestine turned to a nutritionist.
It fully supports Colleen's husband, who 52 years. He prepares food and makes sure that the refrigerator always been balanced small portions of dishes designed for seven meals.
Ernestine rest as much as you need her body. She tries a positive attitude to everything, considering his training as entertainment, and work is considered "a long and happy way." Ernestine knows what aims and what he wants to achieve. She believes in inspiration, and support close family and preaches like a mantra as follows: "Determined - purposeful - disciplined, to be healthy."