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How Exercise Helps Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline

How Exercise Helps Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline

Low fitness was linked to deterioration of white-matter fibers in the brain. Source: How Exercise Helps Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline | Time Older adults with poor fitness levels have more deterioration of white matter in their brains, according to a new study, compared with their fitter peers. White matter deterioration was also linked […]
Guy Targets European Champs after WR Run

Guy Targets European Champs after WR Run

Last year North Shields Poly athlete, Guy Bracken returned from the Masters Athletics World Championships in Daegu, Korea with two gold medals. Last year North Shields Poly athlete, Guy Bracken returned from the Masters Athletics World Championships in Daegu, Korea with two gold medals. And this year Guy,who competes in the over 55 category, now […]
Runners Insight: Master Athlete Nicole Kelly

Runners Insight: Master Athlete Nicole Kelly

The Runners profile, highlighting an athlete in the Triad, is posted every Friday morning on the Running Shorts blog. Meet Greensboro’s Nicole Kelly. NICOLE KELLY Age 37 Residence Greensboro Day job Volvo Group North America, human resources representative Why I run “I started out playing basketball when I was 8 years old (in Williamsburg, Va.). […]
Getting older is no fun for “aerobic monster” Steve Way

Getting older is no fun for “aerobic monster” Steve Way

Steve Way is best known as “that former fat bloke who ran for England at the Commonwealth Games” but he’s much more than just that. Like many, Way started running to get fit, taking it up seriously in 2007 to lose weight and to improve his health. But once he started there was no stopping […]
‘Masters Australia is inspirational’

‘Masters Australia is inspirational’

CHERRYBROOK athlete Jill Taylor’s foray into track and field a dozen years ago makes her a late bloomer but her results in the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships validate her talent. Source: ‘Masters Australia is inspirational’ CHERRYBROOK athlete Jill Taylor’s foray into track and field a dozen years ago makes her a late bloomer but her […]
Masters athletes Bayliss and Castille dominate at USATF Cross Country Championships

Masters athletes Bayliss and Castille dominate at USATF Cross Country Championships

, Florida — It was a fine morning for a cross country meet at Apalachee Regional Park, with mostly sunny skies, light winds and 40 degree temperatures for the Masters Women and Men who went off at 9AM and 9:45AM. In 2016, when they held the National Club Cross Country Championships on this same course […]
New Zealand Masters Games on Track for Saturday Opening

New Zealand Masters Games on Track for Saturday Opening

Source: New Zealand Masters Games on Track for Saturday Opening | Scoop News New Zealand Masters Games on Track for Saturday Opening Yesterday’s flooding in Dunedin hasn’t dampened the spirits of competitors who are beginning to pour into the city for the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games which start tomorrow. The deluge of […]
Former Fiji athlete, Discus and Javelin national record holder passes away

Former Fiji athlete, Discus and Javelin national record holder passes away

Source: Fijivillage | Fiji’s Latest News and Sports website Former Fiji athlete, Discus and Javelin national record holder Mereoni Vibose has died at the age of 66. Vibose passed away at the Sigatoka Hospital last Saturday. As a young child growing up in Raiwaqa, Mavua in Nadroga, the 1998 Hall of Fame inductee used to […]
Should Boomer Women Fitness Enthusiasts Feel Ignored?

Should Boomer Women Fitness Enthusiasts Feel Ignored?

According to a study from JWT London Innovation Group, older Boomer women “feel invisible or ‘edited-out’ when it comes to the leisure and fitness category.” According to a study from JWT London Innovation Group, older boomer women “feel invisible or ‘edited out’ when it comes to the leisure and fitness category.” The study, based on […]
Johnson more than ready to try everything

Johnson more than ready to try everything

Source: Johnson more than ready to try everything Ron Johnson during his record-breaking triple jump performance at the Oceania Masters Athletics… Ron Johnson during his record-breaking triple jump performance at the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships at the Caledonian Ground yesterday. Photo: Gerard O’Brien Ron Johnson is making the most of his time in Dunedin this […]
Canberra master takes on young gun Jack Hale at ACT athletics championships

Canberra master takes on young gun Jack Hale at ACT athletics championships

Canberra masters sprinter Adam Farlow will hide his grey hairs from the young guns of Australian sprinting. Source: Canberra master takes on young gun Jack Hale at ACT athletics championships Farlow was excited about the prospect of taking on 19-year-old Jack Hale, who is searching for a Commonwealth Games 100-metre qualifying time at the ACT […]
Whangarei to host 44th annual Masters’ Athletic Championships

Whangarei to host 44th annual Masters’ Athletic Championships

For the first time in 44 years Whangarei will host the Masters’ Athletic Championships. Source: Whangarei to host 44th annual Masters’ Athletic Championships The Northland branch of New Zealand Masters Athletics are hosting the 44th annual championships at the Trigg Stadium at Kensington Park in early March. Chairman of the organising committee Nigel Stewart says […]

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