What if we tell you that it’s possible to be fit even with specks of silver in your hair?
Yes, it’s not easy, anything worth striving for isn’t. It takes immense dedication and determination to achieve one’s goals. If you treat age as an impediment in your path, you will be full of despair and if you treat it as a mere number, just like these amazing women, you’ll be happy.
Let us learn more about these wonderful women over the age of 50 who aged like fine wine:
Yolanda Hadid Age: 54 yo
Apart from being the mom of celebrities Gigi and Bella Hadid, Yolanda has earned a name on her own terms. Her childhood wasn’t a bed of roses and she had to deal with a lot of hardships. Her marriage wasn’t a happy one either and ended in divorce. This wasn’t all, she then faced a few ailments which took a toll on her well being. She did not let any of these hinder her only aim, raising her children. She is a strong woman who believes there’s good in the world and even in desperate times, she never lost faith in herself. Now that her kids are successful, she has finally found time to focus on herself and do what she loves, horse riding, snowboarding, and yoga is a few of them.
Sharron Davis Age: 55 yo
Sharron Davis is a star swimmer who won a silver medal in the 1980 Olympic. She refutes one of the preconceived notions about old age – slow metabolism. She states with confidence, “if you change your lifestyle and live a passive life, then your metabolism will naturally slow down. Stay active, and move a lot. You’ll be fine.” She practices a lot and makes healthy life choices.
Sharon Stone Age: 59 yo
Stone is actually a busy mom and doesn’t have much time to spare. She believes in investing in a good skin care routine and doing what makes one feel good about oneself. Sharon waxes her legs because she likes to, spends time with her children, goes to the beach almost regularly, goes horse riding and also loves dancing. She is even into sports and thinks it to be the secret behind her energy. In an interview with the Haute Living magazine, she said, “I do whatever it takes just to move.” She also believes kindness reflects on the face and makes one pretty.
Jane Seymour Age: 66 yo
When asked about her secret, Seymour said with élan, “good genes, the right diet, and the fact that I have no bad habits.” One of her quirks is that she uses rainwater to wash her hair as it makes her hair shiny. She admitted having undergone a surgery to remove her under eye bags.
Andie Mac Dowell Age: 59 yo
MacDowell believes that the only way to be fifty and “look like you are 25 years old only if you enjoy your life.” A nice balance of yoga, gym, and horse riding keeps her healthy. She also advises doing deep breathing exercises early in the morning.
Yasmina Rossi Age: 62 yo
Rossi believes that her body is her only teacher. Running regularly, and eating healthy food will help one lose weight no doubt, but it’s an individual process. You don’t have to be too harsh on yourself, try doing yoga and get ample rest when you need it. She shares an important lesson about exerting the body beyond its capacity on her social media page, “If I don’t let my body relax, it will stop me with an illness or a cold. I listen to my body and respect it,”.
Christie Brinkley Age: 64 yo
Brinkley says nothing beats a “healthy and balanced diet.” No radical diet will change the way your body acts. You need to be consistent.
Susan Lucci Age: 71 yo
Lucci says she has been doing pilates for eighteen years and it’s like her religion.
Ernestine Shepherd Age: 81 yo
Shepherd is a bodybuilder at the blooming age of eighty-one and has her name in the Guinness World Records as “the oldest bodybuilder in the world.” From waking up at 2:30 a.m. to consuming 1,700 calories each day, she’s an inspiration. She runs eighty miles a week and has never taken nutritional supplements.
You can be anything you want to be and at any age. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!