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At the gym

Prime Time: Age (95) and blindness can’t slow workout fiend

Angie LaBelle, 95, of Saratoga Springs visits the Saratoga Regional Therapy Center twice a week. Susan Gribben helps her with a sitdown step exercise machine.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Angie LaBelle, 95, of Saratoga Springs visits the Saratoga Regional Therapy Center twice a week. Susan Gribben helps her with a sitdown step exercise machine.
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Every Monday and Wednesday morning, Angie LaBelle downs a smoothie made from kale, pineapple, ice water and hot sauce, and then heads out to the gym. It’s admirable for anyone to be so disciplined, but in LaBelle’s case it’s downright inspiring, since she’s 95 and legally blind. “My mother never stops,” said her daughter, Mary Beth Printsky, who lives in Wilton. “When the weather was bad and icy and nobody else would go to the ...

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