Joan MacDonald is proof that age is just a number. At 74, she became an inspiration to thousands of people and is truly dedicated to exercising regularly.
When she was 70, Joan suffered from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and acid reflux. Due to these health problems caused by lack of physical activity and a poor diet, doctors advised her to make significant changes to his lifestyle.
Joan shared the news with her daughter, Michelle, who is a professional personal trainer. The daughter helped her develop a healthier lifestyle by focusing on different exercises such as yoga and weight lifting, as well as healthy eating and nutrition.
The woman became a fitness influencer with more than 900,000 followers on Instagram who follow her transformation process. Joan has lost about 30 kilos of weight and is fitter, healthier and stronger than ever.
Every now and then Joan posts before/after comparisons that show her amazing transformation.
“You can’t turn the clock back but you can wind it up again,” this is the description on her Instagram page.
“I want to encourage any of you who are going through your own turning point in life not to hesitate. It can seem overwhelming to make big changes as you get older. Don’t let fear stop you. It’s okay to be scared and do it for everyone. Get support, reward yourself for your little successes, and focus on your daily routines, not how far you have to go,” Joan writes on her account.