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5 Gems From Lenny Kravitz That Has Kept Him Looking And Feeling Good At Almost 60

Lenny Kravitz is and has always been considered one of the most attractive men in music and entertainment. From his handsome face and chiseled body to his effortless style, Lenny is no stranger to making the ladies swoon. And at 59, he hasn’t lost the sauce one bit. May will mark two significant moments for him–his first album in six years, Blue Electric Light, will drop on May 24 and May 26 marks his 60th birthday. While speaking with USA Today, the “Human” singer revealed how he stays in shape.

“I work out five or six days a week. I’m very serious about my training, about what I put in my body. I try to get as much rest as possible, but that is my weakness,” he said. He also talked about his grandfather, Albert Roker, who had a major influence on his life and his wellness routine.

“I had a grandfather who always looked 25 years younger than he was, and he did the same thing. I was not into this as a young adult and he used to wake me up to do chores, but he wanted me to work out with him. He used to get on his bike in his late 80s and ride for five hours. Five hours! When he was 9 he became the head of his household to provide for his mother, who was bedridden, and his four brothers and sisters in the Bahamas, where there was no electricity. He learned to roller-skate at 80 because he didn’t get to have his childhood. This is the kind of guy he was,” he shared.

\u200bLenny Kravitz at 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Lenny Kravitz

Photo by Phillip Faraone/VF24/Getty Images for Vanity Fair

As Lenny continued, he opened up about dismantling how people view age and being in the best shape of his life right now. “We have this thing about age, like we have about race or religion, and these stereotypical ideas about at this point in life you should be doing this or that, and it’s not that way.

“You can be 30 and you can be destroyed and you can be 80 and you can be young and vibrant. If you asked me 'When were you in the best shape of your life?' it’s today, right now. Mentally, physically, and spiritually, I’ve never been better. That’s all I can tell you. I’ve never felt more vibrant, and youthful. I’m not saying that in an egotistical way. All of us have the possibility to have that if we have the basic blessing of health, and we should go for it.”

Throughout the years, the “American Woman” singer has dropped gems about love, life, and family. Check them out below.

Lenny on How He Was Raised

“People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that's just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.”


Lenny on Still Loving Lisa Bonet

“The love doesn’t leave you, but it has to find a new way to funnel itself into a new life. We consciously wanted to do that. It took time, believe me, but she is a part of my life that will never leave my heart, my soul, or my spirit. I am what I am because of our experience.”


Lenny on Co-Parenting with Lisa Bonet

"We did it with understanding and being able to handle our own business without getting others involved. That is what Let Love Rule is. It's when you remove ego and all of the other elements and do what you're supposed to do."


\u200bLenny and Zo\u00eb Kravitz at Lenny's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

Lenny and Zoë Kravitz at Lenny's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images

Lenny on Having Gratitude 

“I'm extremely grateful every day, just to wake up, to have life, health. It's a very beautiful and interesting game that we play on this earth, but I am just grateful to wake up and I'm glad that I'm able to have that because when you are grateful, you enjoy this ride so much more. It's so much more fun to actually be full of gratitude.”


Lenny on Making Time To Enjoy Life 

“I am taking the time to smell the flowers where I never really did. I told God years ago, when things start coming around again the way it used to be, in having these triumphs and these blessings, I am going to stop and acknowledge it and smell the flowers. Any little thing, I stop, I take it in and I digest it.”


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