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...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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