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Age-defying Edmontonians catch fitness bug

Old age is taking a backseat for a growing number of very senior Edmonton fitness enthusiasts, like 92-year-old Karin Conradi.
Karin Conradi drives, cooks, cleans and works out with a trainer once a week. An inspiring example of the growing trend of fitness buffs aged 70 and older. 2:11

Old age is taking a backseat for a growing number of very senior Edmonton fitness enthusiasts.

Take 92-year-old Karin Conradi. She already drives, cooks and cleans for herself. Now she's added a once-a-week session with a trainer.

"What do you tell someone who is scared to work out? Lie down on your back and lift up your leg. Nothing will happen," Conradi assured CBC reporter Kristina Partsinevelos.

Then there's Katherine Roberts, 66, and her husband Richard, 70, who have just qualified for the World Masters Triathlon.

Watch Kristina Parsinevelos's story for an inspiring dose of age-defying secrets

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