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Fitness for Newbies: Exercising in Water

November 15, 2009 Sports & Activities
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Diving in head first by Judy Smith Rock me on the water / Sister won’t you sooth my fevered brow – Jackson Brown Water images abound in literature and song, almost always as a rejuvenator. Some scientists believe that we crawled out from the watery depths to gradually breathe air and sprout two legs. Is […]

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Triathlon for all ages

October 23, 2009 Sports & Activities
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No Longer the Sole Domain of the Young by Andrew Sixsmith In 2008 I had the honor to represent Great Britain in the International Triathlon Union’s world championships which were held at English Bay, Vancouver in June. In November I also competed in the Ironman 70.3 world championships is Clearwater, Fl. Clearwater is a great […]

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Running Helps Seniors Stay Young

May 8, 2009 Living Well
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Regular running slows the effects of aging Regular running slows the effects of aging, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine that has tracked 500 older runners for more than 20 years. Elderly runners have fewer disabilities, a longer span of active life and are half as likely as aging non-runners […]

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