Back in January 2011, the world lost “Godfather of Fitness,” Jack LaLanne, who lived all the way to the ripe age of 96. The name LaLanne, of course, has been synonymous with “exercise” for over 70 years now, thanks to the man who innovated the way people stay healthy through working out and maintaining a proper diet. LaLanne was the original geek turned Greek god, transitioning his teenage years of junk food and slacking off into an adulthood of getting ripped and...posing with women on his shoulder. Through his lifetime of opening gyms and promoting good nutrition, LaLanne maintained his pristine physique into his twilight years (when he was known best for hawking Juice Tigers on infomercials across the tube). The loss of LaLanne has created a huge void in our world’s supply of ripped old dudes, but here is a list of guys, all over the age of 60, who are still flexing with the best of them on the senior circuit.
It’s been 35 years since he yelled, “Yo Adrian!” in multiplexes across the world, and while his contemporary, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been out of the game for a while, Stallone has been chugging along as an aging action hero. With Rambo and Rocky sequels in the past ten years, not to mention the budding Expendables franchise, Sly has done his best to stay in shape for all that onscreen ass-kicking.
Another bodybuilding icon, Ferrigno became a household name for his portrayal of The Incredible Hulk in the late '70s TV show and subsequent TV movies. These days, Ferrigno is better known for comical turns (playing himself) on The King of Queens and in the film I Love You Man. He’s also been promoting his own line of workout equipment (Ferrigno Fitness), and was, oddly enough, a longtime personal trainer to Michael Jackson before he passed away in 2009.
Before he was known best for a ridiculous collection of superhuman “facts,” Norris was one of the world’s premier martial arts experts, having battled onscreen with legend Bruce Lee. Since then, the former Walker, Texas Ranger star has been somewhat under the radar, promoting personal fitness and Chun Kuk Do, a Korean/American martial arts hybrid he created. For many, though, he will always be known for his role in the acclaimed film Sidekicks, which was basically The Karate Kid... with Chuck Norris.