Over 70 Year Old Bodybuilder in Better Shape than You

February 27, 2015

Age is certainly nothing but a number, especially when it comes to fitness. It's never too late to keep your body in great shape. Have you ever seen a 70 year old bodybuilder? If you're ever looking for good reason to hit the gym, these individuals who are all over the age of 70, should give you that much needed motivation. It's time to get off the couch and get back in shape today.

1. Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd is 77 years old and will out bench press anyone. She is a fitness queen who has . Learn more about her amazing story here.

2. Sonny Bryant, Jr.

Sony Bryan Jr. started his bodybuilding journey at the age of 44 years old. Now at 70 years old, he can do 405 lbs. deadlifts with his 170 pound frame. Watch his story here.

3. Tsutomu Tosuka

At 74 years old, Tsutomu Tosuka was crowned champion at the Japan Masters Bodybuilding Championships. Here's more on his remarkable accomplishment.

4. Jim Arrington

Jim is an inspiration to anyone who wants to stay fit. There no excuses you 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 somethings. See Jim Arrington in action.

5. Jim Morris

As a former Mr. Universe, Jim Morris built his muscles through hard work and a diet stripped from any animal products. You don’t see to many 77 year olds or even some 37 year olds looking as good as Jim. Read more about Jim Morris.

6. Jacinto Bonilla

Jacinto Bonilla, 74, is a beast when it comes to working out. On his 69th birthday he cracked out 69 reps each for squats, pull-ups, push-ups, and more. Find out how he does it here.

7. Dion Friedland

71 year old Dion Friedland workouts out normally for 2 1/2 hours, which includes 50 plus sets with very short rest periods. Read more about Dion.

8. Linda Wood Hoyte

At over 70 years old, Linda Wood Hoyte (Center) defies all myths about age. Find out how she stays so fit.

9. Dr. Charles Eugster

Definitely the oldest on our list at age 91. Dr. Charles Egster is a pure example of “your never to old to start…” . At a recent championship he was able to do 57 dips, 61 chin-ups, 50 push-ups and 48 abdominal crunches, each one in 45 seconds. Learn more about Dr. Charles Egster.

10. Willie Murphy

Weighing only 105 pounds, Willie Murphy at age 77 makes the deadlift look like child’s play. She earned the title 2014 Natural Powerlifter of the year. Read more about her amazing story.