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Ernestine Shepherd was 56 when she started exercising for the first time IN HER LIFE. Encouraged to pursue physical fitness by her sister Violet, who was afraid that Ernestine’s love of cake and other junk food would spell a premature death, she began a workout regimen that has evolved into a 10-mile daily walk, followed by hours of weight-lifting. In 2010, she was named the world’s oldest bodybuilder; she continues to train to run half marathons. (Read more about this amazin