This is the world’s oldest bodybuilder, who has been working hard in the gym since the age of 13
It is said that age is just a number. Age is not important for a man to reach his goal in life. Man can do anything if he only believes in himself. There are many people in the world who have achieved that position in their old age, which they could not do in their youth. One of them is Jim Arrington who holds the status of being the oldest bodybuilder in the world.
According to a report on the Audity Central news website, 90-year-old Jim Arrington is so attached to his name that he spends all his time in the gym since childhood. Jim, a resident of Venice, California, has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest bodybuilder.
Jim had entered the world of bodybuilding from the age of 13. Once he went to a drugstore, where he saw a poster for a bodybuilding magazine that featured two young men with muscular bodies. Since then he decided to become like that young man.
exercise even at the age of 90
He began training with his father’s 3-pound steel ball and gained 10 pounds of muscle within a few months. Now he does weight training till the age of 90, although he said that what should be the way of exercising in old age. He said that at this age the body becomes more weak. That’s why you need to be extremely careful during training.
Jim wanted to become Mr. America, but over time he realized that his dream would not come true. In 2018, at the age of 85, he became the oldest active bodybuilder. He still competes in bodybuilding competitions at the age of over 80.