Super fit, 64-year-old grandmother who’s mistaken for her granddaughter’s sister shares her killer festive workout to stay shinning this Christmas
- Personal trainer Leslie Maxwell, 64, is in great shape and looks half her age
- She trains alongside her gym-obsessed granddaughter Tia, 20, in Melbourne
- She recently revealed how to stay in shape during the Christmas season by eating well
- Her festive workout involves lower and upper body movements along with the abdominal muscles
A gym-obsessed granny who doesn’t lack male attention thanks to her super-toned body has shared her top tips for staying fit this Christmas — including swapping out the turkey buns and taking a walk after dinner.
Leslie Maxwell, 64, from Melbourne, Australia, is a full-time personal trainer and has an army of fans on Instagram, where she shares photos and videos of her ripped looks and workout routines.
The size eight granny practices five times a week and has nearly 30 local and national bikini competition titles under her belt, winning her first show at the age of 49.
Leslie often hits the gym with fitness fanatic granddaughter Tia, 20, as people previously said the pair look like ‘sisters’.
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Leslie Maxwell, 64, from Melbourne, Australia, works as a full-time personal trainer and has an army of fans on Instagram (pictured with her granddaughter Tia)
The grandma exercises a size eight five times a week and has nearly 30 local and national bikini competition titles under her belt, winning her first show at age 49
Ahead of the festive season, she revealed common diet deficiencies and what to avoid if you want to stay fit until 2022.
“My advice for eating out over the Christmas period is to eat more turkey instead of cake,” Leslie told JamPress.
One is protein and the other is converted into sugar. I would say calm down soft drinks and wine too, these are “empty calories” and are usually stored as soft body fat.
There is no need to eat everything that is presented to you. If you have finished your meal and [are] Serve more food, simply wait a minute. The feeling of overeating usually goes away.
Another is to go for a walk after Christmas dinner. Vigorous walking can effectively work every muscle in your legs and buttocks, plus it’s good for your core muscles, too.
Leslie told JamPress: “My advice for eating out over the Christmas period is to eat more turkey instead of cake,’ Leslie told JamPress.
Try to get proper exercise in between festive occasions as well, to make up for the extra food and wine
Burn those extra calories away while walking with family or friends. Anyone can do these diet tips easily.
Try to get proper exercise in between festive occasions as well, to make up for the extra food and wine.
“For those who want to stay fit during Christmas, my best advice would be to train with a friend or family member,” said Leslie, who recently uploaded a fitness video of her and Tia.
Leslie started her body change journey 14 years ago after using fitness to deal with her divorce
Next, add high-intensity exercise to your weekly training schedule and make training fun!
Leslie began her body change journey 14 years ago after she used fitness to deal with her divorce.
Younger men often approach her, but she thinks age is just a number, saying that all of her partners were younger than her — including her ex, with whom she had an age gap of 13.
Leslie’s Festive Workout (No gym needed)
Choose three from each category:
3 x 10 squats
3 x 10 hip bridges (place the exercise band over your knees)
3 x 15 crab walks on each side (place the exercise band above your knees)
3 x 10 frog squats (body weight)
3 x 15 side kicks
3 x 10 lunges (each side)
3 x 10 incline push-ups
3 x 10 face lift (using exercise tape)
3 x 10 rows (using exercise tape)
3 x 10 single arm rows (using exercise band)
3 x 10 upright rows (using exercise tape)
3 x 10 Triceps (Exercise Bar)
3 x 10 bicep ripples
The 64-year-old believes that biological age and chronological age are two different things, and that you can be “as old or as young as you want” depending on how you take care of your body through healthy eating and exercise.
She gets a lot of attention from men in the gym and on the Internet, but she says that her appearance often scares them.
The decent grandmother added, “The guys are of about 18, which is really funny.
I take everything as a compliment, it’s really nice that they are following me.
“Of course I appreciate the male followers and the men definitely add spice to life…I don’t think that changes no matter how old we are.”