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This 77-Year-Old CrossFitter Is Tougher Than You'll Ever Be

Although she'd never worked out before, Constance Tillet decided to give CrossFit a try when she was in her mid-70s.

By Melissa Prax | November 27, 2015

CrossFit can seem pretty intimidating with its rigorous workouts and strength training. 

But not for this 77-year old woman. Constance Tillet used CrossFit to get her health back on track after double hip and knee replacements, a rotator cuff procedure and a multitude of other health problems.

These days Constance sounds like a trainer herself — and a tough one at that. She gave some advice in an appearance on "CBS This Morning."

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"Get up and do it. Stop with the whining," Constance Tillet said. "Stop with, 'Oh, you have to take care of me.' Take care of yourself."

CBS paints a picture of what Constance's life was like before she started exercising a year ago and lost 50 pounds.

"She took insulin over four times a day for diabetes and 60 pills to treat high blood pressure, congenital heart failure and arthritis," co-host Norah O'Donnell said. 

Consider this your motivation to get a workout in this weekend. 

This video includes an image from Getty Images.

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