Davina McCall attends the ITV Gala at London Palladium

Davina McCall shows off abs in gym snap to celebrate turning 51

Fans branded her an "inspiration"

Davina McCall has shared a photo of her abs to celebrate her 51st birthday.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, the fitness fanatic shared a photo of herself sporting a sports bra and matching workout leggings as she posed for the mirror selfie.

Davina told her fans that she celebrating her birthday by taking an early-morning spin class.

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She captioned the pic: “It’s my birthday. 51 and not ashamed to say I feel FAF. It’s sunnnnyyyyyy!!! and I feel so very grateful for my family my friends and my health.

“Thank you for following me and inspiring me and making me think and making me giggle.”

Fans rushed to comment on Davina’s post, with many wishing her a happy birthday and branding her “inspirational”.

One person said: “Happy birthday Davina! You inspire me SO much! I’m a 50-year-old gal, friends and love keep us young!”

Another wrote: “Happy birthday you amazing woman! You look great,” while another tweeted: “Happy birthday Davina, you are truly inspirational.”

Fans branded Davina an “inspiration” (Credit: FameFlynet)

A fourth added: “What an inspiration you are. Have a wonderful day.”

Others said they wished they looked “as good” as Davina.

Meanwhile, her TV pal Kate Thornton commented: “Happy birthday hot stuff.”

Davina later took to Instagram to share a post-workout video of herself as she spoke about turning 51.

In the clip, Davina told the camera: “It’s my birthday and I’ve just done a spin class. I’m 51 and I feel fit as something quite rude.

“Age is just not a barrier, it’s just not. Well I’m not letting it be and you shouldn’t either.”

Back in July, Davina said her sister Caroline’s death from lung cancer at the age of 50 made her want to “do everything I can to stay fit and healthy”.

She told the Mirror at the time: “One in two of us is going to end up with cancer. Cancer used to play on my mind.

Davina shares her fitness journey with her fans (Credit: Instagram)

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“Quite close to Caroline’s death I definitely would think about every niggle, ‘Oh, is this cancer?'”

Davina added: “Now I just think I am doing everything I can to stay fit and healthy… and life is what it is.”

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