He is 67 years old, he is a fitness influencer and reveals how to get in shape at any age

He is 67 years old, he is a fitness influencer and reveals how to get in shape at any age
He is 67 years old, he is a fitness influencer and reveals how to get in shape at any age

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Maintaining a healthy physique is a topic that involves people of all ages. In search of tools and options that motivate going to the gym to gain muscle massa woman from Washington, United States, with more than 1.4 million followers on TikTok, became quite a fitness influencer. TO Marlene Flowers What is left over is a sporting attitude, At 67 years old he doesn’t stop lifting weights and revealed how to wear fit at any age.

Flowers began her fitness journey at age 50 and it was not until he was 60 that he decided to get into bodybuilding. His story is a testament to determination and resilience. At 57 years old, he faced health problems, such as pain in his knees. Today, you can do press of legs weighing more than 90 kilograms.

Marlene Flowers began doing physical activity after the age of 50 due to health problemsPhoto Instagram @granny__guns

In an interview with Business Insiderthe influencer said that her life has been a path full of challenges. In 2015, she underwent colon surgery due to complications related to an eating disorder.. “It was then that I realized that I had to change things because I was destroying my body,” he explained to the aforementioned media.

At 58, he began exercising at home through fitness DVDs. As her strength increased, the woman incorporated weights into her routine and soon, the DVDs became too easy, prompting her to take her training to the next level.

Initially, Flowers I wanted to go to the gym, but she feared being judged for her age. However, thanks to the support of her son, she managed to overcome her fears and He started training at 63 years old in one. Her routine and perseverance motivated her to improve herself year after year and soon He performed up to 140 push-ups, 25 pull-ups and 100 sit-ups in one go..

A sporting attitude is everything when it comes to establishing physical exercise routines, while motivation usually plays a crucial role. Marlene Flowers’ daily routine includes morning abdominal exercises, visits to the gym seven days a week, and a specific diet called “carbohydrate cycling” to improve your performance. But the TikTok influencer emphasizes several important points:

Marlene Flowers said that feeling motivated helped her to be in good physical condition at 67 years oldPhoto Instagram @granny__guns

“I feel much more confident and better about myself. “I can look in the mirror and be happy with what I see, something I couldn’t do in my entire life,” she added. His commitment to weightlifting and fitness has transformed not only his body, but also his self-esteem and emotional well-being.. The woman plans to continue lifting weights as long as it makes her feel good.

Physical exercise is essential to maintain good health, especially in the elderly. The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has developed a set of guidelines for people over 60 who want to engage in physical activity for the first time.

Older adults should do some type of physical activity every day, This can improve health and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. “It is important to consult a doctor before starting any exercise routine, especially if you have not exercised in a long time or have medical conditions,” they stated from the official website.

Engaging in regular physical activity can improve strength, balance, and flexibility, which It is crucial to prevent falls and maintain independence in old age.

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