Add Mary J. Blige to the list of celebrities who are proving that 40 is the new 20. The Grammy winner may have passed the milestone two years ago it's quite clear from her latest Shape cover—in which she flaunts washboard abs in a two piece—that she's not slowing down anytime soon. In fact, she told the magazine that she's just getting started.
Her fitness overhaul began in February 2012 when Whitney Houston died suddenly from an alleged accidental overdose. Reeling from the shock of the iconic singer's passing, Mary rid alcohol from her diet for 15 months and got serious with a new personal trainer.