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97-year-old grandma is a fitness star on Instagram

A little old lady from Arizona is motivating thousands to exercise after her trainers posted inspiring pictures and videos of her exercising on Instagram.
Tracie Knabe Snowder, KSL Modified: May 13, 2014 at 9:59 am •  Published: May 14, 2014
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PHOENIX — A little old lady from Arizona is motivating thousands to exercise after her trainers posted inspiring pictures and videos of her exercising on Instagram.

Edna, as she is known on the Web, has been training twice a week for over 10 years at FitLife fitness center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Anton Mackey, Edna’s trainer and a yoga teacher, started posting videos and pictures of Edna this year and users immediately fell in love with her drive, determination and spunk.

"She is a huge inspiration for other clients, and all people lacking motivation,” Mackey told TODAY.com.

In one of Mackey’s videos, Edna sits on an exercise ball and smiles confidently at the camera while pulling resistance bands. In another, she does squats with Caitlin Turner, a trainer who loves to help Edna when she’s at the gym at the same time.

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