Older Olympians credit consistency, nutrition and age-won wisdom for longevity of their careers | Fox News

Longer careers may become the norm for elite athletes, with huge advances in sports medicine helping Olympians stay competitive into middle age, defying the idea that the Games are reserved for the young. Source: Older Olympians credit consistency, nutrition and age-won wisdom for longevity of their careers | Fox News

Torres: ‘Don’t put an age limit on your dreams’

WASHINGTON – Swimmer Dara Torres won 12 medals in five Olympic competitions, gaining much of her fame for being the oldest swimmer on the U.S. Olympic team and earning three silver medals at the age of 41 years in 2008.Torres, also a correspondent and author, shared her journey with attendees here at the opening session … Continue reading Torres: ‘Don’t put an age limit on your dreams’

National Senior Games Competitors Prove That Running Keeps Us Young | Runner’s World

The old lady rounds a corner just past the three-mile mark, doing what she herself calls “the granny shuffle.” She gulps air. Her lucky Pole Cat Creek baseball cap is pulled low over her eyes, though mercifully the rain stopped just before the start of this 5K. There aren’t many runners behind her, but she’s … Continue reading National Senior Games Competitors Prove That Running Keeps Us Young | Runner’s World