12 You hear all of the latest news and weather in the changeroom before/after the workout!
11 Its funny to watch a few old men shave together at the gym, though inconvenient if you need a sink.
10 Listening to their banter in the changeroom will teach you new (very old) slang
9 You always hear a good story in the sauna after a workout.
8 Working out; if they can do it then I damn well can too!
7 The flip side of 8: you are almost guaranteed to be the fittest person in the gym
6 Seniors never try to be intimidating with ripped shirts and lifting too much, they just smile.
5 They don't drop weights loudly.
4 The men don't peruse the women at the cardio machines.
3 They trudge tirelessly on a 100m track, which is quite endearing.
2 it really is motivating And I hope that I'm still working out when I retire!
1 they love the "student atmosphere" at this gym (sport and wellness center in Peterborough), and love to chat and listen to almost anything you will say.