The Mature Athlete: Building Athleticism in Baby Boomers

Bob Takano
Olympic Weightlifting

As my generation of baby boomers goes not so gently into that good night, an increasing number of “seniors” have expressed interest in sports activities. The interest in my sport of weightlifting has shown considerable growth in recent years. As I’ve been dealing with people in this group more consistently, I wanted to share some thoughts about coaching them. 


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Some masters athletes have spent a great deal of time prioritizing athletics in their lives.


Age Is Only One Factor


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