Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Age No Bar for 94-Year-Old Gym Fanatic

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Age No Bar for 94-Year-Old Gym Fanatic

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Byline: Dominic Zietsch dominic.zietsch@dailyexaminer.com.au

THERE'S a gleeful glint in the eye of Yamba man Les Warren and even the hint of a satisfied, almost cheeky smile as he powers through a 10-minute cardio session on an exercise bike at Yamba's Waves Fitness gym.

And rightly so, given that he is 94 and doing something few of his fellow nonagenarians are doing a getting fit, building muscle and feeling better than he has in years.

Mr Warren, who has called Yamba home for the past 19 years, started a twice-a-week training regime at Waves Fitness in Yamba on the advice of his physio.

Now seven weeks into his program Mr Warren said it had been years since he'd felt this good.

aI always enjoy exercise; I believe in keeping active and I also do a lot of walking,a Mr Warren said.

aI can definitely feel the benefits. I've got some biceps again now; it took a while but they're there.a

During his 30-minute sessions at the gym, Mr Warren works through a variety of cardio and toning exercises. …

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