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She may be a grandmother, but don't call her old. Ernestine Shepherd, 74, of Baltimore has been crowned by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest competitive female bodybuilder ever. She told the Washington Post: 'Age is nothing but a number NO EXCUSES!!! NEVER TOO LATE!! GET YOUR BODY RIGHT!! START TODAY!!

Ernestine Shepherd is the oldest competitive female bodybuilder in the world, as declared by the Guinness Book of World Records; as of 2011 she is 74 years old.

Ernestine Shepard – 74 yrs old – Amazing!!

Wow!!! 72-year-old Ernestine Shepherd. She's a fitness instructor. Thanks for reminding me that age is just a number.

They all weigh 150lbs There is no ‘right’ body type. Weight looks different on different people, and it is ALL OKAY. Don’t compare yourself to other people’s bodies, learn to love the body you’re in NOW and what it can do NOW.

23 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Start Getting In Shape

23 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Start Getting In Shape. Funny and true!

11 Super Seniors We Admire

Frances Woofenden calls herself “an 84-year-old grandmother( 84?! Really?!) who just loves life” on her Web site — but acknowledges that she’s not “your typical Granny.” Why? Woofenden is a competitive water-skier who has more than 100 medals to her name. Even more impressive, Woofenden didn’t start waterskiing until she moved to Florida at age 50. Decked out in pink lipstick, gold hoop earrings, and a backless bathing suit, she’s as stylish as she is skilled.