boys and grandmothers, ages 8 to 80, at distances from 800m to the marathon and beyond. In the mid-1980s, a group called the World Masters Association began using a comparable American database to produce age- and gender-graded tables. These tables
Q Im a 53-year-old male who races all distances from 5K to the marathon. I train six days a week: four hard sessions, two easy ones, plus a rest day. Do you think this is too much for someone of my age?A The real key to making any training
each year, regardless of how hard we train: our age. But thanks to all the health benefits that running brings, you don't need to sweat each time a candle is added to your cake. "There's a big difference between biological age, or how old your body
year, regardless of how hard we train: our age. But thanks to all the health benefits that running brings, you don't need to sweat each time a candle is added to your cake. "There's a big difference between biological age, or how old your body thinks
Good for Age- SarahFollow on the forum: RunnyRunRunTarget: Sub 3:35 - a Boston QualifierMarathon PB: 3:45:11Coach: Steve SmytheTraining schedule: See Sarah's training schedule.Strengths: "Hills (!) and my bloody-mindedness – I have an inability
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...
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
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...
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