Ernestine Shepherd – The Fabulous 81 Year Old Body Builder


With Trainer Yohnnie Shambourger


I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing this formidable, inspiring, beautiful woman last month.  I was left gone smacked by the very essence of her.  I walked away taller, prouder and more inspired not only for my own life, but also to be able to share this magical conversation with you all.

My thoughts for whatever I do are to inspire you all into your greatness and when the going gets tough and the tough gets going, conversations such as this one can only support you in digging your heels in to keep going.

Ernestine Shepherd is an 81 year old American bodybuilder best known for being, at one point, the oldest competitive female bodybuilder in the world, as declared by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010.  If you want to be inspired to become more in your life, then just have a listen to this very powerful interview.  Her calm, poise, wisdom, encouragement, dedication and commitment to her health and well-being has certainly inspired me to keep stepping up in all areas of my life.

I decided to add this video clip, because the film was one that inspired Ernestine to keep going, and one that she has as a ringtone on her phone, as she states in this interview.


You can also read the transcribed interview in my magazine TurningPoint: Your Lifestyle, Your Well-Being Magazine - March issue.  Click on magazine below. 



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