Ellen Ector, who is a 63-yr old Grand-mother of 4 children and mother of 5 children one day decided to quit her job of 20 yrs and become a fitness trainer.
After successfully working as a Social worker for the last 2 decades, she decided to follow her dreams and becoming a full-time Fitness Trainer in 2009.
She recalls telling herself,
“I said, ‘Either you’re gonna do this fitness thing or you’ll be working for someone else for the rest of your life,’”
Soon after, Ellen and her daughter launched a DVD Fitness workout DVD series gear towards Black women called “Black Girls Workout Too!“, which can be found at Amazon for purchase! Most, if not all the exercises on the DVD require little to no equipment that is geared towards Moms and their daughters to do together.
She capitilizes on notion that “Your Body is a Machine” and that it shouldn’t cost a lot of money to workout, let alone buy a gym membership.
How it Started
Her journey started in response to her mother having died of Uterine Cancer at the age of 63, leading her to make a postitive change in her life.
Ellen goes onto say, “Be patient. You have to take baby steps” for all those who are having a hard time getting fit and need some extra motivation.
Furthermore, she gives some great relational advice and why people may be having a hard time losing weight, saying “Don’t use your body as a dump. Stop dumping in boyfriend problems, stop dumping in the bad food!”.
Her stunning figure is a testament of Good eating choices and a consistent fitness and workout routine, proving that anyone can stay fit late into their lives.