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Old 06-10-19, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Last ride 76 View Post
I just want to mention that I read someplace (yeah I know, unaccredited source from the internet, sheesh!) that interval training is not recommended for most older folks. It was a credible enough source (to me) that I decided to forego it at least until I'm able to discuss with a doc who understands sports medicine as it relates to me.
What I've read is that there's a higher likelihood of injury - like pulled muscles and torn ligaments... not really cardio-related. I think a personal trainer who works with older folks might have better advice than a doctor.

I turned 60 a few weeks ago and I feel great and I sometimes push pretty hard. I'm really careful about my knees though.
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