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Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age

via Gretchen Reynolds and NYT To keep our muscles healthy deep into retirement, we may need to start working out more now, according to a new study of world-class octogenarian athletes. The study found substantial differences at a cellular level between the athletes’ muscles and those of less active people. Muscular health is, of course, […]

Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

via Nick Heil and Outside Magazine Want to continue to crush well into your 80s? Here’s how. Last February, 59-year-old Ned Overend, aka “The Lung,” aka “Deadly Nedly,” won the first National Fatbike Championships, held in Ogden, Utah. Fat Bike Nats isn’t exactly the Tour de France, but it’s no charity ride, either. Overend had to compete […]