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The Masters Athlete 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Here are 14 presents for the season that will move the jock on your list. Because we’re never too old to sweat—or receive. All...

Compression Socks: Panacea for Middle-Aged Muscle Fatigue?

Compression Socks for Middle-Aged Athletes
What middle-aged athlete isn’t looking for a performance boost and a way to recover more quickly after exercise? Are compression socks an answer? In a...

CEP Ankle-High Socks Deliver Compression in a Low-cut Package

cep ankle-high compression sock
If you’re seeking the potential benefits of knee-high compression socks, but hate their geeky appearance (reminiscent of the socks your elderly uncle wears with...

Why We’ll Really Miss Pearl Izumi Running Shoes

Pearl Izumi Trail N2 v3
What do you do when your favorite running shoes vamoose from the marketplace? Lisa Douglass, who is 48 and has been a runner since middle...

Leki Micro Vario Carbon DSS: The Best Trekking Poles (A Lot)...

Leki’s new Micro Vario Carbon DSS trekking poles
As detailed in a previous post, I’m a bit of an ambassador for the use of trekking poles. For any hike, for any hiker,...

Why You (Yes, You) Need Trekking Poles

Still spurning trekking poles? Pooh-poohing them as clickity-clacking tools for the elderly or unfit? Get over yourself. That’s like saying bike helmets are for the...

Quiet Your Creaks With a Foam Roller

OPMD* 4: Body Maintenance You age, your body’s key connective tissue steadily degrades, and you purchase a piece of curious therapy equipment to become more...

Zwift Gets Some Running Shoes

Try as they may, sometimes Robin Roberts and Matt Lauer don’t feel like welcome company. You’re at the gym and on a treadmill, squeezing...

Mio Velo Proves Wrist-Mounted Heart Rate Monitoring Has Come of Age

Technology curmudgeons unite—and officially bid farewell to your conventional heart-rate-transmitter strap. Finally, courtesy of Mio’s Velo wrist-mounted heart-rate band (among some others of its...

Five Ways to Make Middle-Age Fitness Fun

I have this reputation for being disciplined. “You work out every morning?” my friends and family have asked me for years. (Not exactly every morning....