Don’t let age determine your success
Thursday, November 10, 2011 12:14 PM
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New Sports Science Findings Allow Masters Athletes to 'Cheat' the Ageing Process - and Remain Competitive for Years to Come
Once upon a time, older sportsmen and women were a rare species indeed – and regarded as something of a curiosity.
How times have changed!
In rowing, cycling, running and many other sports, the fastest growing rates of participation are in the over-40s category. There have never been so many older athletes participating in sport.
And they’re not just there to make up the numbers – master athletes are in it to compete, to explore their physical limits, and to win!
Because thanks to recent discoveries in sports science, masters athletes can remain highly competitive for years to come – if they know the right way to train... to recover... and to avoid injury.
Yes, if you’re over 40 and looking to achieve new personal bests in your sport, there’s lots of good news. Apart from being a thoroughly healthy thing to do, the right kind of training balanced with optimum recovery can and will help to cheat the ageing process and perform well beyond the level that chronological age alone might lead you to expect.
Of course, as the years roll by, there are some inevitable physical and biochemical changes that take place in the sporting body. Because of this, when maximum performance is the goal, older athletes need to adopt a canny approach and train smart. And key to this is harnessing the latest sports science findings relating to older athletes.
Which is why my latest Peak Performance Special Report deals with this increasingly important issue.
Over 40’s Training: How to Maximise Your Performance contains a wealth of insider information on how to exploit your full competitive potential using the latest training, nutrition and injury prevention techniques.
In all, you get 90 pages of expert strength training and conditioning advice from this high-powered team of sports medicine professionals, elite coaches and other experts: John Shepherd MA – a specialist health, sport and fitness writer and a former international long jumper.
Andrew Hamilton BSc Hons, MRSC, ACSM – a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the American College of Sports Medicine and a consultant to the fitness industry, specialising in sport and performance nutrition.
Dr Gary O’Donovan – Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia and an exercise physiologist accredited with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Eddie Fletcher MSc – a sport and exercise physiologist and coach specialising in endurance events and indoor rowing.
Sam Oussedik – Clinical and Research Fellow in Orthopaedics at University College London. His primary interest is football.
Laurence James – an Orthopaedic Registrar with a special interest in gene physiology and its effects on human performance.
Fares Haddad BSc MCh (Orth) FRCS (Orth) – a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University College London Hospital and editorial consultant to our sister publication, Sports Injury Bulletin.
Adam Cohen – an Orthopaedic Registrar with a particular interest in diseases of the hip and knee.
Dr Richard Godfrey – a Senior Research Lecturer at Brunel University, who previously spent 12 years working as Chief Physiologist for the British Olympic Association.
You can imagine how much it would cost to get this sort of expert information in a face-to-face setting with any one of these medical and sporting professionals!
Instead, for a fraction of the price of a 60-minute personal consultation with any one of them, you get to read and digest the very latest training, recovery and injury prevention and rehabilitation advice from all nine of these professional practitioners.
And you can get your copy of Over 40’s Training: How to Maximise Your Performance at a special discount rate if you order it today (more on that below).
Get your copy today, and you’ll find out: What does Denise Lewis’ coach have to tell us about hormone response and strength training for master athletes? How much recovery between sets do masters athletes need when training for strength? Which naturally–occuring amino acid holds out the promise of being the ‘new creatine’ for the over 40's? What’s the most effective way to boost aerobic capacity in masters rowers? Could masters-level cyclists be at heightened risk of BMD – and if so, what can they do about it? Joint replacement in athletes: what options are currently open to us? Which sports should not be played after knee or hip joint replacement surgery? Blood clots in athletes and coaches: what are the risks, and what precautions can we take?
All of it essential information for master athletes, coaches and anyone else with a serious interest in maintaining their competitive edge – and participation – in sports for many years to come.
And right now you have a chance to steal a march on your competitors ordering your copy of this brand new report.
What’s more, because you’re signed up on our Peak Performance web site to receive our weekly email newsletter, I’ll make sure you get Over 40’s Training: How to Maximise Your Performance at a greatly reduced price – and with free postage and packing.
What if Over 40’s Training: How to Maximise Your Performance doesn’t meet your needs and expectations? No problem, you can return it for a full refund within 30 days. No quibbles, no questions asked.
Jonathan Pye Publisher, Peak Performance