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Discussion: I've read that

in: hughmac3; hughmac3 > 2018-09-12

Sep 12, 2018 6:37 PM # 
JanetT:
as we get older it's better to alternate strength work and cardio days, so upper body and core one day, then walk/hike/jog/run/elliptical or bike the alternate days, to allow the muscles to recover (which they take longer to do).

Not that that applies for multi-day orienteering events, necessarily.
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Sep 13, 2018 8:28 PM # 
hughmac3:
Thanks for the note, Janet. Most of the articles for "older" runners are for runners in their - gasp - 40's and 50's. I can't find much for the truly old runners; and I'll be 80 next year. I probably should stop the gym workouts with legs (presses and so forth), which account for 5 of the 13 machines I use. "Recovery" days are hard for me to justify, given the pace of workouts. I should fish and sail more, I suppose.

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