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As You Get Older

How old is too old?

Windermere Running Club
Running drills yesterday morning.

 

Windermere Running Club
Running drills yesterday morning.

 

How old is too old?

All the Windermere Running Club members are in middle school, high school, or college.

Only one parent, who just turned 57 two days ago, in the bunch.

Running drills.

Who knew?

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

 

This website is about our physical health. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.

 

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As You Get Older

Athletes can be obnoxious in high school

Map My Run iPhone screen shot
Yesterday’s run was cut short because i burned breakfast and spent significant time airing out the house.

 

Athletes can be obnoxious in high school. This was a brief part of yesterday’s conversation with a 15-year old at his first high school football game.

Why?

Not sure.

Probably has something to do with how you are perceived by others when you feel strong and confident.

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As You Get Older

It’s literally a universal goal

Walt Disney World Cast Member
Some people have an obligation (a passion) to be the deepest thinker in the room, no matter what room it is

 

While the goal of most Master’s Athletes is not fame, still there is a burning goal.

It’s literally a universal goal.

To get and stay healthy.

Simple. No?

Most lifetime athletes must be very creative to stay motivated. Motivation is action. Action is key.

This bleeds over into every area of a balanced person’s life.

Simple. No?

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How Much Is Enough?

Why would a bunch of middle-aged adults be doing this in an abandoned parking lot?

Middle aged adults conducting Rugby drills in Winnipeg parking lot
Practicing for what purpose – to win, stay active, neither, both?

 

Middle aged adults conducting Rugby drills in Winnipeg parking lot
Context: Upper right is hotel for five days

 

Middle aged adults conducting Rugby drills in Winnipeg parking lot
Walked to Safeway (upper left) last night to get protein bars for today’s Winnipeg to Orlando trip

 

Why would a bunch of middle-aged adults be doing this in an abandoned parking lot?

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Health Is Wealth

Three motivational secrets Masters athletes know that elude others

This is really funny, until it’s not.

aging

Three motivational secrets Masters athletes know that elude others:

  1. Wishing accomplishes nothing
  2. The clock never stops ticking
  3. The inconvenience of exercising beats the inconvenience of poor health

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