The Oldest Athletes Still Competing At The Top

Maybe it’s modern medicine, maybe it’s greater access to information, or maybe they’re just ridiculously talented. Some sports are being bossed by particular athletes for much longer than usual, but why?

Take tennis for example. In 1992, the average age of the top 10 men’s players was 23.2 years. In 2002 it was 24.5 and in 2015 it was 29.7. Incredibly, the first Grand Slam of 2017, the Australian Open, was won by two 35 year-olds – Roger Federer and Serena Williams.

It is the new “Moneyball” calculus in sports: Who will defy time? And for how long? Take a look some of the oldest athletes in sport still competing at the very top level today…

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A 12 Week Workout Routine For Older Athletes

This program is designed for older adults with prior training experience who seek a new option for general improvements in fitness and strength.

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The Aging Body — A Guide for Athletes (And Everyone Else!)

Specifically designed for people over 40 and senior athletes, musculoskeletal specialist and sports medicine doctor Naomi L. Albertson, M.D. details the effects of aging on the body, highlighting the changes to cells, bones, muscles, and joints—with tips for minimizing those effects, improving athletic performance, and staying strong and active with age…

 

Can You Regain Muscle Mass After Age 50?

It may feel inevitable to gain weight and stop working out as you age. This could be due to hormone shifts, fatigue, or injury. But the truth is, your muscles have a mantra: “use it or lose it.”

That’s why strength training, particularly for older adults, is so crucial for health. Strength exercises have the power to boost bone density, burn calories, enhance memory, and even prevent conditions like osteoporosis…

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Senior Tennis Workouts And Fitness Lessons

Being 44 years old myself, I have had to realise things need to change. Those things are my attitude towards training, my recovery techniques and ultimately what, when and how I do actually train.

As we age, changes naturally occur in our bodies – it’s an unfortunate reality that we can’t stay young and in our prime forever. But with careful management, senior tennis players can nevertheless, ensure that they are physically peaking for their age and level of ability…

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Mastering Sports Nutrition: Tips for Older Athletes

One hundred years ago, life expectancy was 42 years. Today, most of us will live twice as long.
With age, we gain not only wrinkles and gray hair, but also wisdom, an appreciation for our mortality and the desire to protect our good health.

If you are a master’s athlete, you also have the desire to remain competitive. You may wonder if you have significantly different sports nutrition needs from younger athletes…

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Athletes May Benefit Using Olive Leaf Extract For Increase in Sports Performance

The consumption of olive leaves has been reported many times by patients but also by healthy individuals to impart greater vigor. This higher vigor can potentially increase performance in work or sports.

There have, also, been many cases reported of rapid recovery from chronic fatigue with frequent and regular consumption of olive leaves. In short, they are an important tool for the modern, burdened by stress man in his need for wellness and longevity…

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What Causes Aging?

The root causes of aging begin at the molecular and cellular level. Pioneering scientist Leonard Guarente explains how aging works, why it leads to a decline in health, and what can be done about it.

Something similar happens as humans age. Subtle shifts beneath the surface, inside and among our cells, cause a chain of degradation that manifests in various forms: less energy throughout the day, fine lines around the eyes, poor vision, graying hair, aches and pains, and ultimately the chronic diseases associated with aging. ..

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