Is this 101-year-old man the world's fittest grandfather?

Man attributes regular exercise as secret to long life

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Is this 101-year-old man the world's fittest grandfather?


This fitness enthusiast is not your average senior citizen.

Yang Maolin says that regular exercise is the secret to his age. How old is he exactly? Actually, he's 101 years old.

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Yang lived all his life in the countryside until he left three years ago after his wife died.

He moved to China's Xi'an to live with his children, but never stopped exercising.

The 101-year old has become very popular in his new home town, where many locals recognise him at Revolution Park.

It seems like a no brainer to suggest that regular exercise is the secret to a long and healthy life - and he's living proof.

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