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Performance Training for Masters Athletes

by: Pete McCall, MS

Numbering in the tens of millions, active adults aged 35 and older represent a wealth of opportunities for personal trainers.

Speak with enough personal trainers at the start of their careers and you’ll quickly notice a common aspiration: They want to train professional athletes. Of course it’s fine to dream big, but it’s important to remember that professional athletes are extremely rare individuals. Consequently, pro athletes are neither as numerous nor as varied in age, gender or ability as everyday adult athletes.

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IDEA Fitness Journal , Volume 10, Issue 11

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Pete McCall, MS

Pete McCall, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Exercise is all about having the energy and vitality to do what you want to do when you want to do it. Whether you want to compete in a Tough Mudder-type obstacle course race or play with your ki...