Fit and fabulous as ever: Jane Fonda works up a sweat at 83

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Jane Fonda continues to prove you are only as old as you feel. (PHOTO: Instagram/ @janefonda)
Jane Fonda continues to prove you are only as old as you feel. (PHOTO: Instagram/ @janefonda)

When it comes to ageing gracefully, there are few people who can compete with Jane Fonda. 

The 83-year-old actress, activist and former model shows no sign of slowing down and her fitness regime could put people half her age to shame.

She recently shared pictures of her strength training session on Instagram and fans were amazed by her svelte figure.

Wearing dark-grey tights, a white T-shirt and sneakers, the octogenarian was super-focused as she worked out.

Jane has never made a secret of the work she puts into ensuring she stays looking this good.

Since the release of her first exercise video in 1982, the Grace and Frankie star has emphasised the importance of maintaining a good diet and exercise regime.

“After many years, I have found no basis to advertising promises that we can have beautiful skin by using just the right skincare product,” she previously wrote on her website. 

“The truest, most reliable beauty potion is regular vigorous exercises combined with good nutrition. Exercise increases the circulation and brings a rich flow of nutrients and oxygen through the blood to the skin's cells.”

Jane also hasn’t shied away from admitting she’s gone under the knife. She has had work done on her jawline and under her eyes so her face would look less “droopy”.

“I felt pretty terrific, but I always looked tired,” she explains. “I got tired of not looking like how I felt.”

And if there’s anyone who believes age is nothing but a number, it’s Jane. The older she gets the younger she feels, she told Stephen Colbert when she appeared on his talk show.

“I was so old at 20. I was ancient at 30. I'm so much younger now.”

SOURCES: DAILYMAIL.CO.UK, YOURS.CO.UK, BESTLIFEONLINE.COM

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