Winifred Pristell: The Powerlifting Grandmother

What limits are you setting for yourself in retirement? Well, a quick look at Winifred Pristell’s workout routine will break down those barriers. At the age of 70, she has broken the American records for bench press and dead lift, and has been all smiles in the process.

Intimidated? You don’t have to be a powerlifter to relate to this amazing woman. Aside from the weights and broken records, Winifred has found a loving, supportive community in her local gym. She finds meaning and purpose each day when she wakes up, and inspires others to ignore age-related stereotypes.

Whether it’s powerlifting, bicycle riding, or volunteering, find your passion and get involved. The nectar of life is all around us, all we need to do is reach out and grab it.

What activities would you enjoy pursuing in your retirement years? What communities have you noticed in your neighborhood that you would like to join? Share your thoughts and ideas below!

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