Her name is Ernestene Shepard, aka Miss Ernie, and she began body building at the tender age of 71! According to the Guinness World Record, she is the world's oldest body builder, at the age of 75. Read Miss Ernie's story after the jump.




Miss Ernie gets up from a nice warm bed at 3 am to run 10 miles, and that's just the start of her daily exercise. She says that "age is just a number" and "if ever there were an anti-aging pill, I would call it exercise."

Wow! Ernestine is living proof that it's never to late to start on a healthier version of you!