Ida Keeling - Shattering Records At 95!

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Last week, Bronxnative, Ida Keeling, set a new world record by sprinting 60 meters in 29.86 seconds - the fastest time ever, for a 95-year old. And this is not the first time this deceptively young looking athlete has entered the record books. Three years ago, she became the fastest sprinter, over the age of 90!

Ms. Keeling was a late bloomer who did not begin running until she was 67. But once she got the hang of it, there has been no stopping her. The enthusiastic athlete says the secret to her success, is a positive attitude and regular training. She keeps in shape by lifting weights, cycling on a stationary bicycle and of course, running. However, this no-nonsense woman does not need a fancy running track - She just trains by running up and down the corridor outside her apartment.

Good nutrition also plays an important role in her fitness regime. Since she likes to get her fuel in early, she often eats her dinner, be it a hamburger, liver or fish - for breakfast!

And, the 95-year old has no intention of slowing down. She plans to sprint and shatter records as long as she can, and hopes to outlive her grandmother, who died at the ripe old age of 104. We have a sneaky feeling she will easily surpass that and more!

Resources: sports.yahoo.com,dailymail.co.uk

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284 Comments
  • jellyfriesThursday, May 16, 2019 at 8:45 am
    she is incredible!
    • eliWednesday, March 20, 2019 at 6:30 am
      i wish i had a grandma like that to
      • hiFriday, December 15, 2017 at 11:02 am
        i wish i had a grandmom like that
        • GrummSunday, October 4, 2015 at 1:32 pm
          Nope. A few years later she loses her 1st place position by a person older than her. 105 years old by now. That person who is better than her was 101 when this was posted.
          • chloe5
            chloe5Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 8:06 am
            she is reaching a life long goal...............and at 95
            • JVTigersTuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:55 am
              WOW!!!!!!! And she looks like an average 95 year old
              • bobThursday, April 30, 2015 at 11:33 am
                what did she win
                • diamondkid
                  diamondkidFriday, February 27, 2015 at 5:06 pm
                  Wow!
                  • mandm2000
                    mandm2000Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:23 am
                    That is so inspiringv
                    • peacheslarue
                      peacheslarueSunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:21 am
                      Good 4 Her!