WASHINGTON — Most women could never put themselves in Denise Austin's shoes. It's not easy to imagine what life must be like for the honey-haired, 57-year-old fitness guru.
And besides, the size sevens won't fit.
"She's got really small feet," declares Amy O'Donnell, who is one of the dozens of people pawing through possessions at Austin's Alexandria house. The mountain of sneakers — mostly never-been-worn white walking shoes from Spalding's "Denise Austin" line — is just a fraction of what's on offer at a combination estate sale and online auction that ends Tuesday.
During her three-plus decades in the exercise industry, Austin...