31 May '11, 9am

74-year-old female body builder defies time:

74-year-old female body builder defies time:

A 74-year-old woman living in the United States was recognized as the oldest female bodybuilder by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday. -- PHOTO: KOREA HERALD/ANN A 74-YEAR-OLD woman living in the United States was recognized as the oldest female bodybuilder by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday. Ernestine Shepherd has 'six-pack' abs which look unbelievable at her age and tries to motivate other people to lead healthy lives as she teaches at a Baltimore fitness center. 'If you are going to try to motivate people, you have to live that part,' said Shepherds, who has kept a strict workout schedule and diet for 18 years. She wakes up at 3.00am every morning to meditate and runs 16 km in a local park before lunch. She shuns sweets and keeps a rather strict diet of brown rice, chicken breasts, vegetables and a...

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