Welcome to Fit After 50
Nov 23, 2016
This year I'm 50 and I'm grumpy about it!
I don’t want to be old, I don’t want to be slowing down, and I want to continue to grow and develop.
I’ve been lucky to have spent most of my life playing sports and taking part in events and activities, and I want to continue to do so.
If you are over 50 and looking for a challenge, an event, or an activity to inspire you then this website is here to help.
We aim to provide a summary of research and information to help people over the age of 50 get age relevant and related information about exercise and challenging events - suitable for both true competitors and those just wishing to complete a challenge.
RobThe grumpy old man... played county level at multiple sports, semi-pro football and since retiring from rugby taken part and completed in single to multi day adventure races, half marathons, marathons, ultra running, triathlon, half ironman, ironman. A qualified PT, Kettlebell Coach and Personal Coach.. Loves cake!
Race to the Stones - Race Report
Jul 29, 2019
Race to the Stones is a 100km ultra marathon that starts in Berkshire and runs west along the Ridgeway to Avebury stones. The race can be run, jogged or walked and can be done as one continuous run, over 2 days of 50km each or each half can be raced separately.
When the beat of applause has died down...
Nov 06, 2017
Once your main event is over, what happens next? For many people and this year I'm definitely affected, the completion of a major goal or race leads on to a dip in motivation and enthusiasm. This brief article tells the story from the authors point of view and also suggests a couple of alternative strategies to get the flames burning again!
Beginners - Top Tips for staying on track
Feb 15, 2017
Based on your 3, 6 or 12 month goals, you’ll have been keen to get out and get started and from the moment you start your first session, the new choices you are making are reality. Use the handy guide below to help keep yourself on track over the whole of the first few weeks...
Coming up in the next month..
Challenges: Race to The Stones Training Blog
Articles/Blogs: Finding the right exercise for you
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