AURORA, Ill. Ernestine Shepherd, 81, came to Aurora recently to say that exercise should be a key part of everyones day, including senior citizens.
Shepherd hasnt let age stop her from being a bodybuilder, she said to a crowd of at least 100 at the African-American Health Coalitions 13th annual Community Health Fair at Aurora Christian School.
Shepherd said she did not embrace serious training until about a decade ago but that she had begun working out in her mid-50s after she and her sister were invited to a church picnic and didnt like the way we looked in our bathing suits.
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