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Australia’s fittest grandma

YOU will often find Janice Lorraine in the heavy weights section of a gym. But back in the late ’90s, when the now 75-year-old took up bodybuilding, it was predominantly male dominated. “The males treated me with slight regard and as somewhat of a nuisance. In fact they’d often stand …

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Synchronised swimming Rio Olympics 2016

TO ADMIT that you’re “not that into sport” is an unpopular admission in Australia. As someone who opted for theatre sports over netball all through my youth, I guess I just missed out on that sporting gene. This admission is especially frowned upon during the Olympics. But as I’ve discovered …

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Wendy Ida age

HERE’S something to make your mind boggle. The woman in these photos is 64 years old. Yep. She has the physique of a 30-year-old and looks younger than her own daughter (ouch). Wendy Ida, mum to 41-year-old Sky — who started working out after an abusive relationship left her self-esteem …

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Miss Iron Bum shows off her assets

A FITNESS model who has been branded ‘Miss Iron Bum’ has wowed her social media fans by uploading a video of her latest training session filmed from behind. The super-fit star is Bakhar Nabieva, a 22-year-old from Dnipropetrovsk, in western Ukraine, who is of Azerbaijani origin. Picture: Bakhar Nabieva/InstagramSource:Instagram Bakhar …

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Lorna Jane on not stocking plus sizes

SHE’S the queen of activewear, and the face of Australia’s $2 billion fitness fashion movement. But Lorna Jane Clarkson says there’s a good reason why she doesn’t stock a plus size range in her 200 stores across the globe. “We make the sizes that sell in our stores,” Clarkson told …

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Turia Pitt

SHE was once told she would never run again. After receiving burns to 65 per cent of her body during an Ultra-marathon event in the Kimberley region of West Australia in 2011, Turia Pitt has proven many people wrong. Now, the 28-year-old has inspired thousands once again — with a …

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