World’s fittest 96-year-old, Charles Eugster

Charles EugsterCharles Eugster is a bodybuilder and sprinter. He is also 96 years old. Eugster is considered basically the fittest 96-year-old on the planet and has multiple records for his age group. While nutrition and exercise are certainly integral in his tips for healthy living for the aging population, there is one other factor above all. The resident of Zurich, Switzerland says “Retirement is one of the worst things that you can do to yourself.” Eugster says “We must do everything in our power to see that older people are healthy and productive”. “We should have retraining facilities for older people. You are throwing away the skills and expertise of people at 65, and that is absolutely ridiculous.  I couldn’t agree more, Charles!  You can read more of his story here: