“Age is just a number”, 100-year-old Edith Murway Trina was able to prove this saying, as she succeeded in setting the Guinness World Record for the oldest competitive weightlifter, having lifted more than 150 pounds, according to the website. British newspaper “Daily Mail”.
Edith Murway Traina, of Tampa, Florida, took the title on August 5 – three days before her centenary birthday – and appeared in the 2022 edition of the book published last week.
The old lady doing exercise
Edith was working as a dance coach at the age of 91, and then turned to weight training, and Morway-Traina explained, in an interview with an American newspaper, that the beginning was when her friend Carmen Gutwirth, aged 77, asked her to start an exercise routine that helps in To prevent osteoporosis, which she suffers from, she asked her to share it and go with her to the gym, so she encouraged Edith to go and choose weight training, and her friend encouraged her to apply for Guinness.
The old man in the gym
One of the coaches in the hall CrossFit Jaguar “In Tampa the two friends taught weightlifting, and nine years later, they are still participating in the weightlifting program.
She explained Murway-Traina “During her meeting with Guinness World Records, she was regularly going to the gym and was feeling better and was enjoying the sport, and it wasn’t long before she was part of the team.”
The old man with a member of her family
The 100-year-old can lift 40 to 150 pounds or more and is currently training for a competition in November after having to take a break from gym sessions due to the pandemic. COVID-19“.
The old woman, during her meeting with an American newspaper, confirmed that she does not follow a specific diet
Another picture of Edith
She has two great-grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren, and her son, Gary Murway, who lives in Pennsylvania, told an American newspaper: “She was always doing extraordinary things, But doing this kind of thing late in her life is so amazing.. she’s always been an inspiration and motivator, whether it’s raising, dancing or just taking care of her family.”
An old picture of Edith