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Fit Chick Watch: Grace Jones

by Erika Nicole Kendall

When I saw Afrobella posting about Grace Jones, I realized that I’ve never really appreciated how dope she – and her figure – are.



Also, it should be noted, that at 64, she still looks better than me.

This… is unacceptable.

Check out Jones in all her not-safe-for-work gloriousness:




This last picture, though… is the one Afrobella posted about. Notice – it’s not full dancer pose, because she’s not actually holding her foot. Compared to her, us dancer-posers are cheating! How’s she holding on, and so still? Check here for more details on the history behind that photo shoot.


Grace, at 64… still looks better than me. How?

In her red latex bodysuit, 5’10” Jones looks astounding, and her workouts with the hula hoop are a big part of that. In 2010 she told the Evening Standard, “I do a little exercise, but I don’t do excessive body-building like when I trained twice a day for a year with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dolph Lundgren.”

Jones isn’t alone in looking to the hula hoop as an integrated part of her routine. Beyonce, Michelle Obama, Marissa Tomei and even basketball icon Shaquille O’Neill are all advocates of hooping, the updated version of the 1950’s hula hoop craze. [source – examiner.com]

BRB…gonna go hula hoop.

Wish me luck. Lawd.

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Ramatulai February 7, 2013 - 4:46 PM

Wow, this lady is an inspiration! I’m definitely going to put “Slave to the rhythm” in my Ipod today for weight training.

Naylahknee February 7, 2013 - 5:07 PM

Hula hoop?? What hula hoop exercise?????

Pat Rice February 7, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Grace looks Great!

Kitana February 7, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Them legs, man. I hope to be this fit at 64!

christine February 7, 2013 - 9:08 PM

I wanna look like her when I grow up

kami February 7, 2013 - 10:31 PM

I love her style so much. I love her skin it is so pretty. Her body is banging. I hope to look like her someday. Her confidence is amazing.

Young One February 8, 2013 - 5:29 PM

Gotta Love Grace Jones 🙂

Erica February 10, 2013 - 10:05 PM

I stretch out to Miss Grace’s “Nipple To The Bottle ” or “Pull Up To My Bumper” when I work out. I LOVE Miss Grace! For those of you who didn’t see it, check her out with the hoola hoop on YouTube. Can you do the hoola hoop for an entire record and sing simultaneously? I know I can’t. Love live Queen Grace!

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