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Ripped Aussie granny, 64, says ‘you’re never too old for bikinis’

A gym-obsessed grandmother has declared ‘you’re never too old for bikinis’.

Lesley Maxwell, 64, from Melbourne, Australia, looked simply incredible as she took to Instagram last week to show off her ripped physique in a skimpy purple two-piece.

The video of the full-time personal trainer has made headlines across the globe, with her fans flocking to the comments section to thank her for being their ‘inspiration’.

Fitspo: Ripped Aussie granny Lesley Maxwell, 64, went viral when she posed in this skimpy two-piece to Instagram last week, and declared 'you're never too old for bikinis'

Fitspo: Ripped Aussie granny Lesley Maxwell, 64, went viral when she posed in this skimpy two-piece to Instagram last week, and declared ‘you’re never too old for bikinis’

In the clip, Lesley oozed confidence as she twirled around in the bikini that featured gold clasp detail and accentuated her defined arms, washboard abs and lean legs.

Her blonde locks were styled out and straight, and she enhanced her age-defying complexion with glamorous makeup. 

‘Never too old for bikinis,’ she captioned the post alongside hashtags including ‘fitness over 60’ and ‘fitness motivation’.

Not an inch to pinch: In the video, Melbourne-based Lesley oozed confidence as she twirled around in the bikini that featured gold clasp detail and accentuated her defined arms, washboard abs and lean legs

Not an inch to pinch: In the video, Melbourne-based Lesley oozed confidence as she twirled around in the bikini that featured gold clasp detail and accentuated her defined arms, washboard abs and lean legs 

Getting attention: The video of the full-time personal trainer has made headlines across the globe, with her fans flocking to the comments section to thank her for being their 'inspiration'

Getting attention: The video of the full-time personal trainer has made headlines across the globe, with her fans flocking to the comments section to thank her for being their ‘inspiration’

Fans flocked to the comments section with one writing, ‘Finally back in the gym! Thanks for the motivation!’

Another added, ‘You are healthy, sexy, looking incredible so sure you can wear bikini… you are huge inspiration.’

Lesley has an army of fans on Instagram, where she shares photos and videos of her shredded look and workout routines.

Fanbase: Lesley has an army of fans on Instagram, where she shares photos and videos of her shredded look and workout routines

Fanbase: Lesley has an army of fans on Instagram, where she shares photos and videos of her shredded look and workout routines

Fighting fit: The size eight grandmother works out five times a week and has almost 30 local and national bikini competition titles under her belt, winning her first show at the age of 49. Pictured with her granddaughter Tia, 20

Fighting fit: The size eight grandmother works out five times a week and has almost 30 local and national bikini competition titles under her belt, winning her first show at the age of 49. Pictured with her granddaughter Tia, 20 

The size eight grandmother works out five times a week and has almost 30 local and national bikini competition titles under her belt, winning her first show at the age of 49.

Lesley also often hits the gym with fitness fanatic granddaughter Tia, 20, with people having previously said the pair look more like ‘sisters’.

Ahead of the festive season last year, Lesley revealed common diet pitfalls and what to avoid if you want to keep trim in the New Year. 

Lean: Ahead of the festive season last year, Lesley revealed common diet pitfalls and what to avoid if you want to keep trim in the New Year

Lean: Ahead of the festive season last year, Lesley revealed common diet pitfalls and what to avoid if you want to keep trim in the New Year

‘My tips for eating over the Christmas period would be to eat more turkey rather than cakes,’ Lesley told JamPress.

‘One is protein, while the other breaks down into sugar. I would say go easy on the soft drinks and wine too, as these are “empty calories” and usually get stored as soft body fat.

‘There’s no need to eat everything offered to you. If you’ve finished your meal and [are] offered more food, simply wait a minute. The feeling of overeating usually goes away.

‘Another would be to go for a power walk after Christmas dinner. Power walking effectively can work every muscle in your legs and glutes, plus great for your core muscles too.

Healthy swaps: 'My tips for eating over the Christmas period would be to eat more turkey rather than cakes,' Lesley told JamPress

Top tip: 'One is protein, while the other breaks down into sugar. I would say go easy on the soft drinks and wine too, as these are "empty calories" and usually get stored as soft body fat'

Healthy swaps: ‘My tips for eating over the Christmas period would be to eat more turkey rather than cakes,’ Lesley told JamPress

‘Burn those extra calories away while walking with family or friends. Anyone can easily do these diet tips.’

Lesley suggested trying to get a proper workout in between festive events too, to offset the additional food and booze.

‘For those wanting to keep fit during Christmas my top tips would be to train with a friend or family member,’ she said.

Advice: Lesley suggested trying to get a proper workout in between festive events too, to offset the additional food and booze

Advice: Lesley suggested trying to get a proper workout in between festive events too, to offset the additional food and booze

‘After that, add a high-intensity workout into your weekly training schedule and make training fun!’

Lesley began her body transformation journey 14 years ago after using fitness to cope with her divorce.

She often gets approached by younger men but believes age is just a number, saying that all her partners have been younger than her – including her ex-husband, who she had a 13-year age gap with.

Like therapy: Lesley began her body transformation journey 14 years ago after using fitness to cope with her divorce

Like therapy: Lesley began her body transformation journey 14 years ago after using fitness to cope with her divorce

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