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Lack of professional training did not stop this 39-year-old mother athlete from winning medals

Lack of professional training did not stop this 39-year-old mother athlete from winning medals

Here is a master athlete who has managed to win two gold and a silver medal, without any professional training, in her first Master Athletic Meet Rekha won 2 gold and a silver in the Master Athletic Meet held in Colombo recently MYSURU: Here is a master athlete who has managed to win two gold […]
Higher aerobic fitness levels are associated with better word production skills in healthy older adults

Higher aerobic fitness levels are associated with better word production skills in healthy older adults

Researchers found that older adults’ aerobic fitness levels are directly related to the incidence of age-related language failures such as ‘tip-of-the-tongue’ states. Healthy older people who exercise regularly are less inclined to struggle to find words to express themselves, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered. Researchers found that older adults’ aerobic fitness […]
Davies takes gold in world mountain running champs

Davies takes gold in world mountain running champs

A sensational run from Forden’s Andy Davies helped Great Britain to take top spot in the World Masters Mountain Running Championships. Hot on the heels of his eleventh placed marathon finish in this year’s Commonwealth Games, the Welshman won individual gold in the Master 35 category to help the British team to the top podium […]
Hurdler breaks a national record at Masters challenge

Hurdler breaks a national record at Masters challenge

THE Ponds hurdler Sally Stagles trains with athletes more than 40 years her junior but she’s the one keeping them on their toes. After all, she is a world champion. The Masters competitor broke the national 80m hurdles record by 0.1 seconds at the Australian Masters Athletics Championships last month with a time of 12.94 […]
Super Seniors DNA could hold the secret to healthy aging!

Super Seniors DNA could hold the secret to healthy aging!

A lucky few are able to stay active and keep their cognition sharp well into their 80s. What’s their secret? Researchers are looking at their DNA to find out Donald Faulkner, 88, smiles during an exercise class at the Ladner Leisure Centre in Delta, B.C. He is part of the Super-Seniors Study, a research project […]
Kenyan Masters seeking funds to compete at WMA Champs

Kenyan Masters seeking funds to compete at WMA Champs

Kenyan Masters seeking funds to compete at WMA Champs NAIROBI, May 19 (Xinhua) — Kenya will compete at the World Masters Athletics Championships scheduled for September at the coastal city of Malaga, Spain, local organizers announced on Saturday. Rose Tata-Muya, Masters Athletics Kenya Secretary General, said trials will be held on July 21 and July […]
Masters athletes 40 year friendly rivalry

Masters athletes 40 year friendly rivalry

Masters athletes Norm Richards (80) and Barrie Kernaghan (78) have enjoyed a friendly rivalry for nearly 40 years This is what being a Masters Athlete is all about, the rivalry and friendship that can be built over the years of competition and that mutual respect for the hard work. MASTERS athletes Norm Richards (80) and […]
This 94-year-old is preparing for the World Masters Athletics Championships

This 94-year-old is preparing for the World Masters Athletics Championships

Meet Commander Sriramulu Vallabhajosyula (retd.), who at 94, is preparing for the 2018 World Masters Athletics Championships to be held in Spain If you see an aged man brisk walking before dawn at the Beach Road, try not to ask him ‘Why are you angry so early in the morning?’ It’s most likely Sriramulu Vallabhajosyula, […]
91 Year Old breaks Two World Records

91 Year Old breaks Two World Records

Lee broke records in the five and 10-kilometre race walks. 91 Year Old Masters Athlete Heather Lee has broken two world record race walk times at the Australian Masters Athletics Championships, which was held in Perth at the end of April. The 91-year-old broke the world record in both the five-kilometre and 10-kilometre race walk […]
Masters sprinter Willie Gault still going strong at Penn Relays

Masters sprinter Willie Gault still going strong at Penn Relays

The former NFL wide receiver won the 100 meters in the 55-and-older Master race at the Penn Relays. Carl Lewis watched his old world-record-setting teammate speed past on the track. He was moving a little slower, of course. He was looking a little grayer, naturally. But he still was running faster than anyone else in the […]
102-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur to participate in Vaisakhi 5K Run 2018

102-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur to participate in Vaisakhi 5K Run 2018

102-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur will take part in the Vaisakhi 5K Run 2018 at Victory Field in Woodhaven, NY, on Sunday, April 29, according to a press release. Now in its fifth year, the Vaisakhi 5K Run is a community gathering to celebrate fitness, sport, and the spirit of Chardi Kala, marking the festival […]
Stay Fitter in old age with Low-inflammatory lifestyle

Stay Fitter in old age with Low-inflammatory lifestyle

This epidemiological study suggest that an anti-inflammatory lifestyle helps you keep fit and vital in old age. High levels of inflammatory factors increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Fortunately, you can partially control how much inflammatory factors your body produces. Good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle can cause the activity of those factors […]

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