Kathy Smith – Back In the 80s
Kathy Smith is pretty much the quintessential American workout personality. She doesn’t act, she doesn’t sing, she doesn’t model, she’s not into activism, she doesn’t write. Nope, Smith is 100%, totally focused on fitness. Obviously she’s doing something right because she always looks stunning.
When she was only 17, her father tragically passed away due to heart issues. Then tragedy sadly struck again a year and a half later when her mother died in a plane crash. Smith started working out, she says, as a means to combat depression. She lived in Hawaii and attended college there. Her boyfriend at the time was really into running, so Smith also started. This lit the spark that would lead her to make ultra-famous workout videos.
Kathy Smith – Today
These days Kathy Smith is still going strong, at 68 years old. A few years ago, she released another exercise video, titled Ageless with Kathy Smith: Staying Strong. Not only does she look great in the video but she’s also extremely motivational. Seriously, with this awesome video you could have gone 20 years without eating a vegetable or exercising, then boom, put Smith on and your whole lifestyle stands a good chance at being revolutionized.
Besides spending time with her two daughters and staying in great shape, she also manages her website, which is consistently making waves in fitness communities. The website hosts Smith’s insightful podcast, her blog, offers a range of fitness-related products, and gives awesome recommendations for tasty and healthy eating.