Age is just a number

These inspirational individuals prove you can be fit and active at any age.

Jack Cowlishaw, 76 Jack, from Sheffield, is a keen runner and he recently signed up to his eighth 10k race in a row. He also regularly competes in full and half marathons and works out in the gym, 4 times a week.

Jack Cowlishaw, 76

Jack, from Sheffield, is a keen runner and he recently signed up to his eighth 10k race in a row. He also regularly competes in full and half marathons and works out in the gym, 4 times a week.

 
Eddy Diget, 71 Eddy, from Oxford, has recently been named Britain’s oldest personal trainer. He works at DW Fitness and runs over 35 PT sessions a week. In the past, Eddy was in the Navy and once a champion bodybuilder.

Eddy Diget, 71

Eddy, from Oxford, has recently been named Britain’s oldest personal trainer. He works at DW Fitness and runs over 35 PT sessions a week. In the past, Eddy was in the Navy and once a champion bodybuilder.

Joahnna Quaas, 90 In 2012, Johanna was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest gymnast in the world. She recently attended FIBO and is the face of the Deutschland Trainiert (Germany Works Out) campaign.

Joahnna Quaas, 90

In 2012, Johanna was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest gymnast in the world. She recently attended FIBO and is the face of the Deutschland Trainiert (Germany Works Out) campaign.

 
Svend Stensgaard, 93 Svend, from Denmark, is the world’s oldest licensed powerlifter and in a recent video is seen to impressively lift 130kg. Suffering a heart attack three years ago hasn’t stopped Svend, he is taking part in the upcoming World Championships this year, where he aims to take home the silver award.

Svend Stensgaard, 93

Svend, from Denmark, is the world’s oldest licensed powerlifter and in a recent video is seen to impressively lift 130kg. Suffering a heart attack three years ago hasn’t stopped Svend, he is taking part in the upcoming World Championships this year, where he aims to take home the silver award.

Charles Eugster, 96 Charles is an all-round athlete, especially when it comes to bodybuilding and wake boarding. He also holds world records in sprinting and rowing!

Charles Eugster, 96

Charles is an all-round athlete, especially when it comes to bodybuilding and wake boarding. He also holds world records in sprinting and rowing!

 
Diana Green, 81 This year, Diana will run the London Marathon – for the 13th time – on her 82nd birthday. 

Diana Green, 81

This year, Diana will run the London Marathon – for the 13th time – on her 82nd birthday.