thinking that I can get under three hours once again. Is this goal beyond me, or can I realistically train towards it? A Every year we have to set new goals, particularly when we pass an age milestone. Of course, we cant expect to be better in our 50s
amount of good HDL cholesterol, Im 5ft 4ins, weigh 8st 12lb and have a resting heart rate of 49 so why do I feel so lethargic?A The symptoms that you report are very difficult to diagnose, but are not uncommon in people your age. You appear
Every career has its highs and lows. Just ask Gary Barlow. Two years ago he was resigned to a lifetime of nostalgia TV programmes. But with a bit of advice and support, Barlow and his band Take That stormed the charts again in December. The lesson is clear: no matter how badly yo...
expert advice. If I’d gone to my GP after a few weeks, it would have saved a lot of hard work. But if you do have a layoff, don’t worry: if I can come back at my age, anyone can do it.
It can be difficult to know how many calories to eat when you are running. The Department of Health recommends women have an average daily intake of 1,940kcal and men 2,550kcal. However, the exact number needed depends on your age, current weight
maximum of 170 (220-50, my age). Thats well below the 80-90 per cent suggested in RW. Am I doing something wrong?A Heart rate monitors have had a positive impact upon runners ability to train smart. But what many users dont fully appreciate
and Colin Dixon were honoured fordelivering golden seasons in their GE Great Britain Age Group Team kit and were recognised as British Triathlon Age Group Triathletes of the Year at the Annual Awards.Roxburgh, who competed in the 35 to 39 age-group successfully
If you are new to running, or only want an approximation of your maximum heart ate, you can use the formula of 214 – (0.8 x age) for men and 209 – (0.9 x age) for women. Unfortunately for 5-10 per cent of the population, this figure can be wrong
Time: 4:22Aged 61 and running for only 15 months. Had a wonderful day achieving my target of 4hr 22min exactly on target thanks to Steven, our 10 min/mile pacer. Success due to following RW 9min/mile training programe but having enough sense
I wanted to run as fast now (aged 47) as I did when I was 30. My previous PB was 2:58 so I chose this as my target time and, adding 1% to the distance for GPS error and mishaps, selected 6:45 as my target pace.I ran it almost perfectly
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