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Lifestyle Lessons from Masters Athletes

This website has been created by Masters Swimming athletes to promote our sport for its value in fitness and health. We and friends have written some of the content here, and the rest is selected from the general literature. If you like to join us, click on frequently asked questions.

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  exercise
  USMS Activity and Quality of Life
May 31, 2005;(we need to write a summary of this report so that it can be indexed) (htm web page) (mht web page) (Adobe Acrobat) (Powerpoint) (You must have Microsoft Powerpoint software installed on your computer to view a Power...

SwimmingEnergyExpenditure
May 31, 2005;

The Water Cure
April 12, 2005;Kevin Helliker;The Wall Street Journal;: A Fitness Lesson Learned From Injured Athletes By KEVIN HELLIKER Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ;...

The Right Level of Exercise to Keep a Healthy Heart
August 16, 2005;Nicholas Bakalar;NYT;The Right Level of Exercise to Keep a Healthy Heart By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Exercise capacity is a well-established predictor of cardiac mortality in women, but now a new study indicates how much exercise is enough....

Why is Exercise Important?
Armand Tecco;DrKoop.com;Have you ever heard the expression "use it or lose it"? It's true! If you don't use your body, you will surely lose it. Your muscles will become flabby and weak. Your heart and lungs won't function efficiently....

Exercise Is a Habit; Here's Why to Pick It Up
September 16, 2003;Jane E. Brody;NYT;strikingly large number of Americans have failed to catch the exercise bug, and the effects are showing up not only in their expanding girth but also in their health — and death — statistics....

Body Composition: Body Mass Index
by Elizabeth Thornberry One of the accepted approaches to weight assessment is a technique developed by the National Center for Health Statistics called body mass index (BMI)....

Is Obesity the Responsibility of the Body Politic?
November 9, 2003;Kate Zernike;NYT;Is Obesity the Responsibility of the Body Politic? By KATE ZERNIKE n what is shaping up to be the great American food fight, there are two increasingly discordant sides....



  nutrition
  The Best Diet is the One You Can Stick To
November 16, 2003;Sally Squires;The Washington Post;Major diets give similar test results No difference in pounds lost. That was the conclusion of the first long-term, head-to head trial of four well-known diets: Atkins, Ornish, Weight Watchers and the Zone....

Nutritionists at conference say there's no such thing as 'magic' diet
October 14, 2003;Bob LaMendola;Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel;Trying to lose weight? You may not have to follow the same diet forever. And don't expect miracles....

How to Eat Smarter
October 11, 2003;Christine Gorman;Time, Inc.;Saturday, In a world that is raining food, making healthy choices about what and how to eat is not easy. Here are some rules to live by By CHRISTINE GORMAN It's 6:45 p.m....

We Are What We Eat
September 4, 2003;WE ARE WHAT WE EAT SEPTEMBER 4TH 2003 Studies linking how genes and d...

Cholesterol: When It's Good, It's Very, Very Good
July 15, 2003;Jane E. Brody;NYT;Cholesterol: When It's Good, It's Very, Very Good By JANE E. BRODY " stands for "high" — that's how to remember which of your cholesterol readings should be as high as you can get it: H.D.L.-C....

Pounds Lost on Atkins Diet May Quickly Return
May 27, 2003;By Jane E....

Vitamins: More May Be Too Many
April 29, 2003;Gina Kolata;NYT;growing number of medical experts are concerned that Americans are overdoing their vitamin consumption....

Dietary Advice Takes On Mediterranean Flavor
December 3, 2002;Dietary Advice Takes On Mediterranean Flavor By JANE E. BRODY or several decades, experts on heart disease have promoted a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet as most effective in warding off the leading killer of Americans....

The Diet Pendulum Swings Again
August 14, 2002;By MARIAN BURROS VERY 10 years or so, it seems, the country's anxiety over dieting builds to a peak and a realization hits home: Whatever weight-loss program has so recently captivated us is wrong....

Marketing Bad Eating Habits in America
August 6, 2002;Suit is good news for hungry Americans By Neal Barnard Mindy Kursban The lawsuit filed recently holding McDonald's and three other fast-food giants responsible for an obese man's diabetes and o...

The Color of Nutrition: Fruits and Vegetables
May 14, 2002;The Color of Nutrition: Fruits and Vegetables By JANE E. BRODY olorize your diet....

Dietary Fats
July 25, 2000;Jane E. Brody;NYT;/goodfatbadfat.gif"> re you confused about dietary fats? Well, you're not alone....

Medicare to Run Diet Experiment for Critically Ill
April 11, 2000;Barbara Whitaker;NYT;from the New York Times,, by va Hebenstreit remembers a trip to Israel in January 1986, when her 71-year-old husband, Werner, could not get across the street before the light changed. "He was a cripple," said Mrs....

Diets Compared
Kathleen M. Zelman;Palm Beach Post;Weight Loss 101 The Skinny on 9 Popular Diet Books If you go on a diet, pick one that's easy to follow, includes a variety of foods, incorporates exercise and p...

Fast-Food Nation Is Taking Its Toll on Black Bears, Too
November 25, 2003;Henry Fountain;NYT;t's no secret that America's adults are getting fat and sedentary. Its children are becoming couch mini-potatoes. Even its pets are overweight. Now the fast-food lifestyle is getting to the bears, too....

Studies of Dietary Supplements Come Under Growing Scrutiny
June 23, 2003;Ford Fessenden;NYT;hen a California judge handed down a $12....



  relaxation
  The Relaxation Response
Amazon.com When you look at the popularity of mind-body medicine today, it's hard to understand what a groundbreaking book this was when it was first published in 1975....

Practicing Patience, a Virtue of Some Urgency
July 8, 2003;Jane E. Brody;NYT;, Tuesday HEALTH & FITNESS In 1974, as part of an assignment, I read an eye-opening book, ''Type A Behavior and Your Heart....



  aging
  Secrets of Successful Aging
June 20, 2005;Tara Parker-Pope;The Wall Street Journal;The What Science Tells Us About Growing Older -- And Staying Healthy Staff Reporter of ; Page R1 Today, the average person in the U.S. lives for nearly 78 years....

USMS Biological Markers of Aging
May 31, 2005;(we need to write a summary of this report so that it can be index...

Delaying the Aging Process
Dr. Paul Hutinger;by, Professor Emeritus The Masters swimmer is fortunate to be in a program that starts at age 19. According to aging expert, Dr....

For Aging Runners, a Formula Makes Time Stand Still
July 17, 2006;Jack Cox;Denver Post;For Aging Runners, a Formula Makes Time Stand Still By David Leonhardt or hundreds of runners, the New York Marathon on Sunday will bring the same dispiriting experience....

Staying Fit After 40
September 29, 2003;Martin Miller;Los Angeles Times;Raising the bar at 40; More athletes are staying in the game longer, leading the way for middle-aged Americans.:. .  Los Angeles, Calif.: .   pg. F.1 Full Text  (2449  ...

Body Maintenance: A 'Mature' Guide
September 22, 2003;Leslie Berger;NYT;By LESLIE BERGER o understand your middle-aged body and its capacity for abuse, picture a rubber band that has been sitting around in a drawer....

Skin Cancer
May 20, 2002;--> Let's face facts: My skin cancer isn't pretty By Ron Wiggins, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Monday, When the radio news announcer warned that staying out in the sun too long causes skin cancer and t...

Secrets of Keeping Aging's Effects at Bay
May 29, 2001;or my 40th birthday, my friend Jo-Ann gave me a T-shirt that proclaimed "Still perfect... after all these years!" For my 50th birthday, my friend Jane insisted that I wear a button announcing "50......

Exercise Good Cant Halt Aging




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Home Page 
What's New 
new resources not coded 
exercise 
Nutrition 
relaxation 
aging 
A Vision for Florida Gold Coast LMSC 
About Us 
Frequently Asked Questions 
Site Map 
Contact Us 
Tags Menu 
Web Links 
Resources 
Medicare to Run Diet Experiment for Critically Ill 
The Relaxation Response 
12 Tips to Prevent Cold and Flu the "Natural" Way 
Dietary Fats 
Why is Exercise Important? 
The skinny on successful dieting 
Delaying the Aging Process 
Secrets of Keeping Aging's Effects at Bay 
Body Composition: Body Mass Index 
The Color of Nutrition: Fruits and Vegetables 
Skin Cancer 
Marketing Bad Eating Habits in America 
The Diet Pendulum Swings Again 
Dietary Advice Takes On Mediterranean Flavor 
Pounds Lost on Atkins Diet May Quickly Return 
We Are What We Eat 
Staying Fit After 40 
Diets Compared 
Body Maintenance: A 'Mature' Guide 
Cholesterol: When It's Good, It's Very, Very Good 
Diet & Exercise with Dr. Steven Masley 
Exercise Is a Habit; Here's Why to Pick It Up 
Nutritionists at conference say there's no such thing as 'magic' diet 
How to Eat Smarter 
Is Obesity the Responsibility of the Body Politic? 
Practicing Patience, a Virtue of Some Urgency 
For Aging Runners, a Formula Makes Time Stand Still 
Studies of Dietary Supplements Come Under Growing Scrutiny 
The Water Cure 
The Best Diet is the One You Can Stick To 
Fast-Food Nation Is Taking Its Toll on Black Bears, Too 
Vitamins: More May Be Too Many 
Strategic Planning for Florida Gold Coast 
USMS Membership Growth and Development (FGC LMSC) 
USMS Membership Growth and Development (FGC & Fla LMSCs) 
Sprinting Towards Obesity Crisis 
A Little Gray Hair, a Lot of Game 
Five Tests Worth Paying For 
Secrets of Successful Aging 
Brazilians Overweight 
CarbTrends 
Dietary Guidelines 
Diet Guidelines Urge Exercise 
Exercise Good Cant Halt Aging 
Food Without Fear 
Patience 
Sleep Essential For Creativity 
Stretch Yourself 
Sugar Politics 
Viva La Resolution 
Working Into Working Out 
Atkins Eat Less 
USMS Activity and Quality of Life 
USMS Biological Markers of Aging 
American College of Sports Medicene 
The Right Level of Exercise to Keep a Healthy Heart 
Google Copyright Policy 
What's Holding Up the Sandman? 
A Slight Change in Habits Could Lull You to Sleep 
Exercise Boosts Energy and Stamima 
A Relief in the Neck 
Desire 
Pas de Deux of Sexuality Is Written in the Genes 
The Search for the Female Equivalent of Viagra 
Birds Do It, Bees Do It, People Seek the Keys to It 
A Lively Libido Isn’t Reserved for the Young 
A Conversation With Pepper Schwartz, A Sociologist of Sex, for the Benefit of the Masses 
Scientific reckoning of the sex drive 
EnjoyingSex 
7 minutes in the sun can lead to lifetime of problems 
Trail Mix Isn't Just for Hikers 
And Now, a Sip of History: The Mint Julep, Personified 
A Healthy Mix of Rest and Motion 
Survey: Seniors have sex into 70s, 80s 
Many U.S. seniors report having sex into their 80s 
Lobes of Steel 
For Your Other 600 Muscles 
Exercise on the Brain 
Torres Is Getting Older, but Swimming Faster 
Personal Best, Staying a Step Ahead of Aging 
Muscles: More Than an Exercise in Vanity 
How to flatten the stomach 
Ouch, My Knee! Is There a Bike Fitter in the House? 
In San Francisco, a Coed Retreat Dedicated to Female Sexuality 
Neti Pot 
Dieting Monkeys Offer Hope for Living Longer 
Studies Show Further Health Benefits of Exercise 
Healthy Aging, With Nary a Supplement 
Anti-Aging Medicine: Forever Young 
Fascial exercises improve movement throughout the body 
What’s the Best Exercise ? 
Is Sitting a Lethal Activity ? 
Body Weight Training 
swimmingenergyexpenditure 

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