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Running and veterans

After approximately your thirtieth birthday your physical capacities decrease gradually. This is especially the case at the speed/explosive and fastness. But however the duration capacity decreases very slowly. At those who train regularly this failing is only very small. See the calculator: Race age correction. Because your muscles and sinews are also less taxable you must give more attention to injury prevention (warming-up, cooling-down and a good training schedule). Especially to starting older sportsman must do not too much. No risk takes, especially if you do not have sport for a long time. By question: recommendation your doctor. Also it is recommend certainly once in the one, two years you sport medical to examine. As running is too incriminating or it is found not nice then choose for another sport activity, such as, bicycles swim or walk. Nicely sports are most important, not the performance.

The advantages of sports

  • A longer and healthier life.
  • Your condition decreases gradually.
  • Good for your social contacts.
  • Good for your mind.
  • Good for your figure.

A smaller chance of

  • Cardiovascular disease.
  • Elevated blood pressure.
  • Overweight.
  • Depression.
  • Bad sleeping.
  • Sugar disease (diabetes).
  • Increased cholesterol level.
  • Osteoporosis (bone loss).