Watch 3 Ordinary Adults (Plus 3 Kids and 2 Animals) Accomplish Extraordinary Physical Feats

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Who doesn’t love a story about average people doing crazy-awesome things? Those amazing tales make you feel inspired to go out and achieve your goals—even if it’s just making it to the gym today.

And since we could all use a little early-week pick-me-up, we’ve got six average Janes, plus a dog named Jiff and a cat named Alley, who crushed their incredible fitness accomplishments. Check ’em out, and prepare to be ahhhhmazed.

1. The Toddler Dance Prodigy

At the ripe old age of two, Zaya is already a choreographing machine. In her music video debut, the dance extraordinaire showed off her skills in a performance—complete with backup dancers following her every step—set to Sia’s “Chandelier.” See her move:

2. The 77-Year-Old Who Deadlifts More Than You

Last year, Willie Murphy, a grandmother who happens to participate in powerlifting competitions, told USA Today that she began her fitness journey by lifting five-pound weights and working her way up. Murphy says she now deadlifts 215 pounds. So yeah, she’s a big deal—and she knows it.

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3. The 89-Year-Old Gymnast Who Performed a Killer Routine

It’s not every day that you see a woman who could be your grandma in a leotard, but Johanna Quaas of Germany—who holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest active gymnast in the world—makes it look totally normal. In last year’s German-American Steuben Parade in New York City, Johanna wore a green leotard while nailing an impressive parallel bar routine that you have to see for yourself.

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4. The Dog Who Can Run Fast on Two Legs

Another average dog with unbelievable skills is Jiffy. He recently set the world record for being the fastest pooch on two legs, according to the Today show.

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5. The Girl Who Did 44 Back Handsprings in a Row

In other acrobatic amazingness news, Mikayla Clark, a high school cheerleader from Atlanta, set the record for most consecutive back handsprings when she flipped over 40 times in a row. Dang.

See her in action:

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6. The 91-Year-Old Woman Who Broke a Marathon Record

Anyone who runs a marathon has accomplished something huge, but when you do it in your ’90s, like Harriette Thompson did last year, you’re on a whole other level. And Harriette didn’t just finish the race, she clocked in with a time of 7:7:42, a record for her age bracket. What was that you were saying about skipping the gym today?

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7. The Cat Who Can Jump Way Farther Than You

Alley, a cat from Chicago, set the world record for “longest cat jump” by crushing a six-foot long jump, according to Life with Cats. Though she started out as just your average cat, she went on to become part of a cat performance troupe when her natural jumping abilities were discovered, says her owner Samantha Martin.

See Alley’s impressive jump:

8. The Girl Who Planked for Over an Hour

Yep, you read that right. The then 16-year-old Gabi Ury held a plank for an hour and 20 minutes! What’s even more shocking is that Gabi was actually born with a cluster of birth defects that affect her spine, muscles, and limbs—yet she held a plank for 80 minutes! Excuse us while we give this girl a standing ovation.

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More from Women’s Health:

What the Perfect Fitness Goal Looks Like

9 Things We Learned from Doing a Fitness Challenge

The Key to Kicking Any Fitness Challenge’s Ass​

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