RYour best answersAge is just a state of mindI'm 39 and still have plans to destroy my current PBs. Here’s a good quote which I believe in “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” (Henry Ford). It’s totally true, stay positive
Dartmoor. 6.30am. Pitch black. We fumbled with our headtorches in the car park. The air was heavy with the autumnal fragrance of wet peat and purple heather. An invisible stream gurgled beneath a ghostly stone bridge. The shrouds of mist parted momentarily to reveal a few scatter...
by Paralympic hero David Weir (pictured opposite) and British 400m record holder Iwan Thomas, the race aims to continue the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and encourage participants of all ages and abilities to get involved in the world of sport
So whose bright idea was it to run the London Marathon? After all, there are better ways to celebrate being 50.Anyway, having 'made my bed' I lined up (or rather cuddled up) with all those other runners who'd decided that the best way to celebrate or commemorate was to run 26.2 m...
Q Ive been running for over 20 years now, but have noticed that Ive become much more susceptible to blisters. I dont think Im doing anything differently, so could my age have something to do with my sore feet?A This is a problem
.Her performance at last year’s British Masters Athletics Championships was outstanding. She took gold in the 5,000m (23:06:26) and silver in the 1500m (6:23:40) track events – placing her fifth and ninth in the world (respectively) for her age group. Meanwhile, a
for someone in their 40s, because maximum heart rate declines as we get older. The rough rule of thumb for estimating your age-predicted maximum heart rate is to subtract 0.8 times your age from 214 for men, or subtract 0.9 times your age from 209 for women
-specific goals and use age-graded tables to compare your times with younger clubmates and friends. Now that you have time on your hands perhaps you should consider entering yourself in events that you didnt previously have time for. Why not experiment
Q At my best I am your average physical wreck of a 40-year-old, looking to get fit. I’ve quit smoking, and I want to reach a level of fitness higher than I’ve had at any age. So I’ve started running to lose some weight. I’m finding it hard, I only
your running career lasts for as long as possible? What can you do to stay on track at an age when most people are picking up their bus passes? It's simple, just read this article, follow our advice and you'll be the Peter Pan of athletics
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