82-year-old Florida girl acknowledged for bodily health


AUBURNDALE, Fla. — A Polk County great-grandmother just isn’t letting her age sluggish her down.

Whether or not rain or shine Sue Prince hits the gymnasium seven days per week. She’s 82 years younger and is in one of the best form of her life. A physique scan machine even ranked Prince as having the bodily health of a 67-year-old.

“It tells you that your physique is definitely this outdated. Nicely, when it did mine it stated my physique is 15 years youthful than what my precise age is,” stated Prince.

Prince first fell in love with understanding in 2017 after getting a hip substitute.

“The physician advised me that so long as I keep wholesome and match, that I might have the ability to stroll, I might have the ability to transfer, I might have the ability to do what I wish to do,” she stated.

Due to her dedication to creating well being a precedence and motivating others to do the identical, Anytime Health in Auburndale nominated Prince for the SilverSneakers Member of the 12 months Award and he or she positioned high 10 within the nation.

“Subsequent factor I do know is she’s telling me that I am considered one of ten in the entire United States who received. No one else in Florida received. One in ten in the entire United States. I stated that’s nice, superior!” Prince stated.

SilverSneakers is a nationwide program for gymnasium members 65 and older. Prince stated being acknowledged for her bodily health goes to point out that age is only a quantity.

“What motivates me is that I wish to ensure that my physique stays wholesome and in order that’s why I come right here and work out,” she stated.



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