SPRIGHTLY Anne Brookes enjoys nothing better than a good workout — at the age of 75.
The grandma from Rotherham recently celebrated her birthday at Wath Upon Dearne Leisure Centre – making her the oldest gym member at the centre.
To celebrate her birthday, Jack Garner, general manager at Wath Upon Dearne Leisure Centre presented her with a card and a month’s free membership.
Anne has been attending the gym between three and five times a week for over a year and hasn’t looked back. The former sub-aqua teacher puts her health down to her love of fitness, and has plenty of advice for fellow seniors who want to be active.
She said: “I joined the gym after I stopped smoking as I decided I wanted to get fit. I know most people wouldn’t think of joining a gym at my age but I’m really glad I did and I would recommend it to anyone.
Mr Garner said: “Anne is a great advocate for people of her age.”