Senior Surfer Magoo
What's It Like To Be An 85-Year-Old Surfer?
The Aging Athlete's most common injuries
News by John Morley, M.D.
Though it seems these days that more and more older people are keeping themselves in great shape and pushing the edge of the athletic envelope further and further, the aging process does bring an inevitable decline in physical capability, even for the top athletes of the world. This happens to some degree to everyone, no matter how healthy you may feel or how much you work out. What causes this decline?
EWfitness Personal Training for Senior Citizens
To all my seniors citizens who desire to stay in shape. Here are a few exercises that you can participate in.
Practicing Yoga at Any Age
News by Guest Blogger Jignesh Gohel
Recently I came across one inspirational image over social media featuring yoga legends practicing difficult yoga poses at their 90s.
Time and age records fall as woman, 91, completes San Diego marathon
If you're looking for a reason to make it to spin class today, here's something even more compelling than that new swimsuit sitting in your dresser.
Senior Athlete Francisco Marin Can | Climbing
Francisco Marin, also known as "Novato" ("Rookie" in Spanish), is a 61-year-old climber and the only known person in the world to climb at this level at his age.
Senior surfers on a roll
News by Malcolm Knox - Book Release August
Older athletes are more driven, more desperate. Just ask fortysomething surfer Malcolm Knox
Geocaching Love Stories
What a great way to stay connected with your significant other and the outdoors
SSN knows how Pickleball is the most rapidly growing sport, so we wanted to see how many news headlines we could find for this first week of April. Hint.....too many to post, but here is a big sample. Enjoy
96˝ Year Old Skier - George Jedenoff - Words of Wisdom VIDEO
George Jedenoff is a 96˝ year old skier from Oakland California. In this video George shares tips for achieving longevity with your skiing and how to stay motivated year after year. George is truly an inspiration in how to stay active, healthy, and happy later in life.
America's First Sport to Air on ESPNU on Sat.
News by Press Release
Students in 'The History of Sport' class at Syracuse University's Department of Sport Management researched the history, current status, and future prospects of lacrosse during the 2012-2013 academic year. This film is a product of their research, which was led by Sport Management faculty. Watch on TV or Here
Why is it important to work on flexibility as we age?
News by Bloggers Shari and Nina
Plus a Video to Demonstrate
Senior Athletes Excelling
News by SSN Staff
So, get off the couch or up from your desk, and get moving.
How to boost your immune system to stay healthy
News by Dr. Reaburn talks about his latest book
Most serious athletes young and old get sick at some stage. The sore throat or illness may be due to training too hard and / or too long and / or too often, hanging around people with illness, not eating well, or not easing up on training when the stress of life (work, relationships, travel etc) builds up
Watermelon Juice Reduces muscle Soreness
News by Dr. Raburn from his book the Master Athlete
I always knew watermelons were great recovery food after long or hard training. Why? Because they’re loaded with water and have a high glycemic index.
Baby Boomers going Strong on the Slopes
News by SSN
THE Over the Hill Gang does not sound menacing. But the members of this Colorado-based skiing group for the over-50s, and their peers, now dominate the slopes. Skiing
A look Back on why we love Phil Jackson
News by SSN Staff
SSN WEEKLY SPOTLIGHT - ENJOY... Phil Jackson, the former coach and player who won 13 N.B.A. championships. Everyone wants to know what Phil Jackson is doing.
World Ping-Pong Champs Are Still Winners at 89, Even 100
News by Blogger SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES
Les D'Arcy is a fitness maniac with the buff muscles and flexibility to show for it. He's a "legend" in Britain, a seven-time world champion featured in the new film "Ping Pong." And, by the way, he's 89.
News for Aging Athletes: Cherry Juice Can Reduce Joint Inflammation
Inspiring Senior Citizens: 5 Amazing Senior Athletes
SSN believes all our Senior Athletes need a Brag Page. Go visit other senior athletes in the Sports Portal and start sharing your tips, ideas and lives.
Recovery and aging athletes: A guide to train smart and stay strong
As one ages beyond 35-40, there are reductions in maximum heart rate, VO2 max and lean body mass that reduce training output and performance. These changes are all relative to an individual athlete.
Seniors serve up exercise and fun on pickleball court
News by Guest Nicole Hensley
They’re a diverse bunch of seniors, all trying to stay fit by playing pickleball.
9 Aging Athletes Who Put You to Shame
News by SSN Staff
Age is just a number, and for these hard working athletes that number doesn’t mean much. Despite reaching ages where most people start to get weaker, these competitors continue to rack up amazing achievements that people half their age would probably envy.
Cameron Brown becomes oldest man to win an Ironman
Cairns, Australia, in the 4th Cairns Ironman, 41 year old Cameron Brown (NZL) gets the win at 8:20:14 beating 2012 Australian champ, 29 year old Tim Van Berkel (AUS) by 3:08. This makes Brown the oldest man to win a Ironman race.
The North Fork Championship 2014
The competition at year three of the North Fork Championship was brought to new levels, with incredible feats of kayaking during races all weekend. Athletes travelled from all corners of the globe to the North Fork of the Payette to compete for the NFC Crown and title of the world’s best big water paddler.
Take Your Parents GEOCACHING!
The North Face: The Next 50
Decades into his celebrated career, Dean Karnazes faces the challenges of age and training for The Next 50.
About Us Search Discover Portrait of my grandfather : 80 and still cycling
95 Year Old Skier - Forever Young - Ski Utah
George Jedenoff is a 95 year old skier from Oakland, CA. who skis Alta, UT. With a lifetime season pass and a healthy lifestyle George shows us that skiing can be a part of any stage of life.
What's Stopping You?
Actively Aging with Energizing Chair Yoga - Seniors get Moving!
Led by Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT, our Chair Yoga Class at the Yoga Vista Studio brings seniors together every week to help them stay healthy, confident and independent. Here's 30 minutes of our one hour class that incorporates warm-ups, upper body stretches, standing and balancing poses and some great sequences for flexibility.
Never Stop Walking!!
Sonny the 70-year-old bodybuilder
Trending by AugustaChronicleTV
Inspiring words on how NOT to age!
Pickleball, Maine's Fastest Growing Sport and Growing Country Wide
Trending by Downeast Magazine
Reporter Shannon Moss takes a swing at pickleball, a sport championed by Maine senior athletes Anne and Rocky Clark.
100-year-old former Mr Universe still strong, young
Iron man Manohar Aich, who turned 100, says a little discipline in life and treading the path of honesty will help one live long. The 1952 Mr Universe, who is 4 feet 10 inches tall, has followers who're as young as 65 years.
Jacinto Bonilla, a 73-Year-Old CrossFitter
Meet Jacinto Bonilla, a 73-Year-Old CrossFitter, prostate cancer survivor, and overall inspirational athlete. Find out how Jacinto first discovered CrossFit six years ago at CrossFit Virtuosity in Brooklyn, and the impact that it has had on his life.
These older athletes have got game
Seniors at Hidden Valley fitness club in Gates, New York are reaping the rewards of staying fit later in life.
"There Is No Finish Line"
“I’ve never dropped out of any race I’ve started.” These confident words begin our documentary and illustrate Joan Benoit-Samuelson’s devotion and passion as she strides into her fifth decade as a marathon athlete. Senior Athlete
Secret Lives of Seniors: 97-Year-Old Breaks Track Record! - Our America - Oprah Winfrey Network
Trending by Lisa Ling
Ida won't let her age slow her down - literally! At 97-years-old, Ida races against aging by setting out to break the record for the fastest 100 meter dash.
Henry Kreuter: The aging athlete
Henry Kreuter (Sifu Slim) is an author on Wellness and Mindset. "The Aging Athlete" is his second book.