By Delinda Lombardo on
Actress Jane Fonda is 72-years-young and proved it as she hosted the first annual World Fitness Day.
“I’ve had a hip and knee replacement” said Fonda “and I am interested in bringing boomers and seniors like me into the exercise world because I know it will enhance their lives.”
The queen of sweat took over the Georgia Dome last Saturday to lead a workout which benefited Fonda’s charity, the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (GCAPP), which she founded in 1995.
Fonda says, “It is an amazing opportunity for Atlanta, Georgia, and the nation to strengthen the mind, body and spirit of our young people.”
“I’m right after Jane Fonda and she’s doing the warm-up, so I want to gradually get up the pace a little,” said Austin, a pioneer in the exercise industry who has sold over 20 million exercise videos. “We’re here to say come on you can do it, you are worth it, you deserve to look and feel your best.”
Fonda became a fitness icon when her original Workout video hit shelves in 1982.
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