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Ballou and Brown shine at USA Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships

Ballou and Brown shine at USA Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships

CONWAY — A pair of local runners — Terry Ballou of Center Conway and Darin Brown of East Madison — both put their best foot forward when they competed in CONWAY — A pair of local runners — Terry Ballou of Center Conway and Darin Brown of East Madison — both put their best foot […]
High fitness in middle age reduces the chance of dementia by ninety percent

High fitness in middle age reduces the chance of dementia by ninety percent

Middle-aged women with fitness levels above average are ninety percent less likely to develop dementia in the second half of their lives than people with average fitness levels. You are forty years or older, and you do not want to become demented in later life. Well, that is very possible – and it is not […]
Old age muscle loss linked to fewer nerve signals

Old age muscle loss linked to fewer nerve signals

Research finds that nerves controlling the legs decrease by around 30% by the age of 75. Researchers say they may have worked out why there is a natural loss of muscle in the legs as people age – and that it is due to a loss of nerves. In tests on 168 men, they found […]
Best and Fastest Running Spikes: 2018

Best and Fastest Running Spikes: 2018

If Like me you are trying to be as fast as possible, jump the furthest or highest or simply last the longest.  When it comes to the track, its all about the footwear, the SPIKES!! But which Spikes are Best? The Best Spikes for 2018 Which are the spikes to make us all as fast […]
How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

Highly active elderly people can boost their immune systems to protect against infection, according to research. Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say. They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of […]
At 75-years-old, Bowden isn’t slowing down

At 75-years-old, Bowden isn’t slowing down

Tom Bowden, at 75 years young, has still got a lot of mileage left on his shoes. Source: At 75-years-old, Bowden isn’t slowing down If you think it’s too late in life for you to lace up those running shoes, or maybe your glory days have passed you by, think again. Tom Bowden, at 75 […]
Medals for masters athletes at NSW Masters Champs

Medals for masters athletes at NSW Masters Champs

ATHLETES from Nowra Athletics Club did themselves proud at the NSW Masters Championships at Blacktown International Sports Centre on March 3-4. Source: Medals for masters athletes | South Coast Register Alissa Beresford had been forced to give up running when she broke her foot so instead turned her hand to the throwing arena where she […]
WMA AOY 2017

WMA AOY 2017

2017 World Masters Athletics , Athletes of the year!
No slowing down golden oldie Ajit Singh

No slowing down golden oldie Ajit Singh

Sport News -He took 29 minutes to complete the 3,000-metre race walking event, which is no great shakes – until you realise Ajit Singh is turning 90 on March 21.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Source: Athletics: No slowing down golden oldie Ajit Singh, Sport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times He took 29 […]
Jessica Dux returns from Oceania Masters Athletics with a swag of medals and personal bests

Jessica Dux returns from Oceania Masters Athletics with a swag of medals and personal bests

Returning home from the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships in Dunedin recently, Croydon’s Jessica Dux caused a few headaches for staff when departing through airport security. Source: Jessica Dux returns from Oceania Masters Athletics with a swag of medals and personal bests | Leader Returning home from the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships in Dunedin recently, Croydon’s […]
Medal rush for Jharkand

Medal rush for Jharkand

Jharkhand claimed 8 medals-2 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze-at the 39th National Masters Athletics Championship, which concluded at Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Source: Medal rush in athletics Jamshedpur: Jharkhand claimed 8 medals-2 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze-at the 39th National Masters Athletics Championship, which concluded at Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore on […]

Masters Athletes Edlin and Skuse add to collection

Source: Edlin and Skuse add to collection | The Gisborne Herald GISBORNE veteran athletes Warren Edlin and Roy Skuse continue to rack up the medals, and combine travel with their love of sport. They contested the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships at the Caledonian Ground in Dunedin last month, and both look forward to overseas trips […]

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