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Terry VanderWert

15 Reasons for Those 50 and Older to Do Triathlons

by Terry VanderWert
15 Reasons for Those 50 and Older to Do Triathlons

Preparing for a triathlon is a great way to cross-train and, in doing so, develop whole body fitness to maintain or even increase your level of fitness with all of its accompanying health benefits.

If you are not yet convinced that you should participate in triathlon, check out the list of 15 reasons that you should plan to do a triathlon. You may be surprised by Reason #6.

Book Review: What Hal Higdon Teaches Us About ‘Moving Young‘

by Terry VanderWert

A review of “Masters Running: a guide to running and staying fit after 40”, Hal Higdon (c2005)

Staying active as we age is key to not only a longer life but one that is more enjoyable.  93% of the 500 respondents to a survey of runners indicated that they ran in order to stay fit.  In his book “Masters Running” (Rodale Press), Hal Higdon shares his advice from a life of running to help us not only become better runners but also to decrease the inevitable effects of aging.