Fit­ness note­book

Health & Fitness - - Contents -

Sum­mer sports kit, why you should set run­ning goals, women’s foot­ball gets a boost.

In­spired by the Lon­don Marathon? You may want to run 26.2 miles sooner rather than later. Ac­cord­ing to re­cent data from Ge­or­gia State Univer­sity in the US, marathon­ers reach their run­ning prime aged 25 to 34. It s par­tic­u­larly bad news for speedy run­ners, who lose a huge two and a half min­utes from their marathon best ev­ery year from the age of 35. Slower run­ners fare slightly bet­ter, los­ing two min­utes and 45 sec­onds an­nu­ally from age 50. What­ever the pace, you ll still reap health re­wards from run­ning, such as im­proved car­dio­vas­cu­lar health, but new PBs may prove elu­sive…

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