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Old Wed, Apr-13-16, 06:21
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Default The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/char...t-oap-on-planet

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Charles Eugster holds world records at a number of sprint distances… and he’s 96 years old! He may be the “fittest senior citizen on the planet”.

When he’s not sprinting he’s also a “body-builder, a public speaker, a writer, a rower, a wakeboarder, an entrepreneur, and a budding fashion designer, planning his own line in elderly couture.”

Pretty incredible! So what does he eat to stay in shape?

I avoid sugar and eat lots of meat, especially fat. I’ve been on a fat trip lately. Fat! Piles of fat. Yet, I was in a supermarket the other day and was perplexed to find yogurt with zero fat. What on earth is that? The idea of the nutrition pyramid where, at the top, is a little fat and meat, and at the bottom a lot of carbohydrates, is, excuse me, bullshit. Humans are so unbelievably stupid that we have begun to tinker with food. Our theories of nutrition have resulted in a pandemic of obesity. Can you imagine a hunter-gatherer enjoying a low-fat yogurt? Let me tell you this, too: I read a report recently which said that a fatty diet also increases your libido.

He’s clearly not just in good shape, he’s smart too. The whole article about him is an amazing read:


http://www.dietdoctor.com/secret-di...-citizen-planet
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Old Thu, Apr-14-16, 13:08
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96 years old! Wow!!

Great articles! Thanks for sharing!
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Old Thu, Apr-14-16, 13:40
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I love it! Also his no b.s. way of talking.
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This guy's my hero.
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Old Fri, Apr-15-16, 10:44
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Great article! I hope that by the time I am 96 the only place to find non-fat yogurt is in a display at the Smithsonian with a theme admitting to the mistakes of the past.
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