Inspiring Athletes: Senior Citizens
10 People Over 70 Who Are Fitter Than You
Age ain’t nothing but a number for these senior citizens who have stayed fit in their 70s, 80s, and beyond
Image: Photo courtesy of Ed Peters
Ed Peters, 70
A lifeguard for more than 50 years, Ed Peters has to stay in shape so he can potentially save others. Every year Peters must pass a lifeguard re-hire test, which involves running a quarter-mile and swimming 100 meters under certain times. (Search: Lifeguard certification requirements) To prepare, he commits to a regimen of swimming, cycling, and lifting.
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