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By Vonda Wright M.D., Nolan Ryan, Ruth Winter

" It’s one of many indisputable proof of existence. once we succeed in a undeniable age, bodies swap. regardless of how healthy we could have been at 20, we’re very diverse humans after forty. yet getting older doesn’t need to curb our health point. the excellent news is that not just will we keep the power of our early life, we will truly practice to boot, if no longer larger, than ever. Dr. Vonda Wright is the author of a special medi­cal software in particular designed to focus on the health and function wishes of mature athletes. In health After forty, she indicates readers find out how to use flexibility, cardio workout, and energy education to maximise some great benefits of their health regime. by way of following her confirmed software, an individual can learn how to: comprehend their our bodies and strategy workout and damage in a brand new means • utilize their workout in the course of a hectic week • hydrate and know how to devour correct • stay away from damage to rotator cuffs, again, knees, and legs • maximize stretching, working, and weight education whole with a food plan and an workout software for older athletes, health After forty may help every person regain the power in their adolescence and feel and appear greater than ever. "

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For instance, knee motion decreases with aging. It is 120 to 130 degrees when we are in our 40s and drops to 95 degrees in our 70s and 80s. Maintaining supple tissues by paying attention to stretching and flexibility is very important. Simply put, flexible soft tissue performs better than stiff tissue! Flexibility also maintains the stretch/reflex response of muscle and thereby boosts speed. Finally, stretching may reduce delayed exercise soreness. In addition to the areas we have already discussed, there are several other important physiologic changes that occur with aging.

Liz is an example of a woman who got in the game at the age of 50. Growing up, Liz was never an athlete. ” She did try to earn a degree in physical education, but nine credits and three children later, her formal physical education ended. While raising an active family, she earned her Red Cross Life Saving certificate and taught swimming for many years. One day, Liz was attending a senior sports classic, when they needed more swimmers to compete. On the spur of the moment, she decided to enter the 50-yard freestyle.

Source: Vonda J. Wright, MD and Brett C. Perricelli, MD, “Age-Related Rates of Decline in Performance Among Elite Senior Athletes,” American Journal of Sports Medicine, March 2008. performance becomes markedly slower. This finding suggests that if disuse and disease are eliminated as contributing variables, you should be able to maintain a high level of functional independence until at least 75. The loss of independence before age 75, therefore, is most likely the result of disease, disuse, genetic predisposition, or destructive lifestyle habits.

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