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Ruth Langsford hits back at comments over her not wearing face mask in gym video

It was filmed before lockdown

Ruth Langsford has responded to comments about her not wearing a face mask in a gym video.

The This Morning presenter re-posted a throwback clip showing her lifting weights with her personal trainer Frank.

However, after comments about her not wearing a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ruth insisted the footage was filmed before lockdown.

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What did Ruth Langsford say?

On the post, Ruth told her fans: “For those asking… I’m not wearing a mask because this is a THROWBACK….

“@fitwithfrank and I filmed this way before lockdown!”

For those asking… I’m not wearing a mask because this is a THROWBACK.

Meanwhile, in the video, Ruth is seen holding weights in her workout gear.

Frank explains the benefits of weight training, which includes toning “bingo wings, muffin tops, tummy, booty”.

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Ruth Langsford hit back at comments over her not wearing a face mask (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Frank wrote: “Do you lift weights? Here’s a #throwback video to the time our lovely @ruthlangsford asked about #weighttraining and why it might be good.

“I answered with ‘bone density’ and ‘fat loss’ which covered the highlights but in truth I think there are farrrrr more benefits.” [Sic]

He added: “If you’ve not tried weight training, certainly look into it as I strongly believe that at any age it can have a hugely positive impact on both your #physical and #mentalhealth.”

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Fans praised how great Ruth looked (Credit: ITV)

What did Ruth Langsford fans say?

Alongside the clip, Ruth wrote: “I need to get back on these weights Frank! I’ll call you!”

Fans praised the Loose Women star, who is married to Eamonn Holmes, as one person wrote: “Looking amazing Ruth!”

Another said: “Good on ya Ruth, keep going!” while a third commented: “You always look great Ruth.”

Earlier this year, Ruth was praised by her fans after she reached a fitness milestone.

The star shared that she reached an incredible 10,000 steps on her pedometer FitBit watch.

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Ruth with her husband Eamonn Holmes (Credit: Brett D. Cove / SplashNews.com)

The official FitBit UK Instagram account congratulated: “This is amazing – you’re killing it Ruth.”

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One fan added: “Definitely gives you a spring in your step when you know you’ve hit the goal.”

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