Ready for space I have the body of a 30yearold says Richard

Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The British billionaire, 68, said: “You do these tests, seeing how long you can plank for, and so on,” he said. “The nice thing is I’ve got down to the body of a 30 year old. I’m trying to get down to the body of a 20 year old.” Detailing his miraculous fitness regime, Sir Richard told the Sunday Telegraph that he plays tennis every day, kite surfs and spends a daily hour in the gym performing exercises with weights and bands.  In his bid for a younger body, ahead of his reincarnation as an astronaut this summer, he also limits his alcohol consumption through… Sir Richard Branson has claimed to have “the body of a 30 year old” as he prepares to go into space on Virgin Galactic’s inaugural flight. read more