Carol Vorderman was praised by fans as she hit the gym for a gruelling, yet ‘inspirational’, workout. The former Countdown star, who lives in Bristol, took to Instagram to share videos of herself working out in the gym, using kettlebells and sliding disks.
In the video, the 62-year-old can be seen fresh-faced and wearing skin-tight matching workout clothes as she worked up a sweat at the Gymset centre in Bristol. In the comments, the I’m A Celebrity star was praised by fans, with many calling her ‘inspirational.’
Positive comments flooded the post, after Carol said she “felt like the luckiest woman alive,” and raved that she “loves life,” whilst revealing her busy Sunday schedule in Bristol.
Carol revealed she wakes up at 5am by listening to birdsong and then starts “working on a synopsis for a book” she is currently writing. Then she hits the gym at 9am “for a sesh,” before exploring Clifton, which the TV star described as “alive with ‘students and chilled people doing their thing.”
She grabbed a coffee, and resisted the cakes, before heading home to do some more work on her book. Carol heaped praise on the Clifton area of Bristol, she said: “I love Clifton Bristol. So much busier nowadays than when we moved here 16 years ago but just as beautiful.”
The post, which was shared with Carol’s 351K Instagram followers, took to the comments section to express their amazement at the TV star’s strength and determination. One fan commented: “Living life to the full Carol is an inspiration to us all 💪🏼.”
While another wrote: “You are an inspiration, you look great, as does the place you’re in. Grey skies & rain here in the middle of Ireland.” A third praised the Countdown legend, saying: “You are awesome Carol. I’m 53 and you inspire me to get my ass in gear again.” While another person said: “Absolutely [100%] inspiring.”
A fifth commented: “You are an inspiration, you look great, as does the place you’re in. Grey skies & rain here in the middle of Ireland.”
“You are a true inspiration on how life should be lived... virtually send me some of your mojo pleeeeeeease xx”, wrote another inspired fan.
On Sunday evening, Carol took to her Instagram stories to give her fans a little update on her day. She said: “So this afternoon, I haven’t been out in the sun. I’ve been finishing off a synopsis for a book I want to write, a book that I’ve wanted to write for a long time.”
She continued: “I’m very very excited about it, and I’ve been nagged and nagged by a few publishers to get the synopsis written. So instead of *****ing around on Instagram - that’s what I should be doing!”
Carol, who has 115k followers on TikTok then revealed one of her latest videos on the platform, where she dances with Alison Hammond in the This Morning studio, has received more than one million views.