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Fitness Over 50

Yet Another Benefit Of Getting Fit In Middle Age?

Posted 05.16.2013 | Fifty

Getting fit in middle age not only could add years to your life through a variety of health benefits -- it could also reduce your risk for heart failu...

You Can Be Old, Fat And Asthmatic And Still Do A Triathlon

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

The Olympic Spirit, embodied by the Olympic Creed, stresses that it is not in the win, but in the taking part. And that is what it is really about, especially as an amateur athlete.

Overwhelmed By Fitness Gadgets? There's An App For That

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Those gadgets that you strap on your body and connect to your iPhone or Android purport to be able to measure fitness improvements (or lack of), but here's a low-tech alternative.

Finishing The NYC Marathon -- Trading One Dream For Another

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I set out on marathon Sunday with one goal. But that goal morphed into a different one on the course: to show the world that this post-50 woman has the power to be and do whatever she wants.

Running the NYC Marathon and What I Wore

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Like many people over 50, I was worried about running, because I had heard that running, or even strenuous walking, can hurt our joints. Research shows, however, that it won't, if done right.