Linda Lusardi, Coronavirus

Linda Lusardi, Coronavirus

Linda Lusardi fitter than ever at 62 after near-fatal Covid battle in hospital

Linda Lusardi fitter than ever at 62 after near-fatal Covid battle in hospital

1/14/2021 12:28:00 PM

Linda Lusardi fitter than ever at 62 after near-fatal Covid battle in hospital

Modelling legend Linda Lusardi is feeling in tip-top shape at 62 years of age after the early days of the pandemic saw her hospitalised with the coronavirus

The glamour model icon is fully on board the health train after Covid put her in the hospital last year.She was hospitalised for nine days in the early days of the pandemic, and admits it was "a bit touch and go" as she fought for her life.But after exercising for just 15 minutes every other day, Linda's loving her "great figure."

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"I just think never give up on yourself," she shared."It's important to stay fit and healthy because you live longer - and if that also gives you a great figure that's a bonus."Move a bit more, eat a bit less and you'll start to tone up. Once you see the effect, you'll want to do more. One propels the other.

Linda suggested: ""Start walking, take a Pilates class.I've got a treadmill at home and I do what I feel like I can - maybe just 15 minutes every other day."And confident Linda added ""I've said it before but 60 is the new 40. You're never too old to be the best you can be.

"I know I feel happier when I'm slimmer."Linda recently took part in The Real Full Monty On Ice, which saw a star-studded roster of famous faces take to the ice in the nude.And she recalled during the show that she'd been the target of vile sexist trolling during her Covid battle.

"Everybody was so supportive. My family, my friends, people on Twitter," positive Linda shared, "but there was the odd troll."They put, 'Come on Linda, get your t**s out one last time before you croak.'"It did make me laugh. Well, I'm going to now, here you are!"

The show aimed to raise cancer awareness, and Linda was proud to strip off for a good cause despite her nerves."It's been 32 years since I got my boobs out," she said, "and it's just a terrifying thought."But if it helps just one woman out there, then it's worth it."

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