Sean Van Staden
Columnist
5 minute read
8 Feb 2020
8:33 am

A Better You: There’s no age limit to prime fitness

Sean Van Staden

Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean your fitness levels should die off and that you are not capable of pushing harder.

Just when I think to have seen it all in the fitness industry, the industry surprises me. Fitness and health and wellness are everything but boring and mundane. I have just come off the last 10s event where there were literally thousands of athletes aged 30 plus competing. A competition tournament is a variety of sports ranging from soccer, rugby, netball, dodgeball to hockey. I ran the recovery lounge and even though strapping, massaging and ice baths were well used, it’s amazing to see how many older athletes are still participating in their sport of choice and not just at...