Fitness and the Aging Process
One summer not too long ago, I rocked on the porch of a run-down cabin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at Bar Harbor, Maine, and watched a grey and white adult herring gull preening itself on a craggy rock on the beach. It was high noon, and the tide was coming in. I wondered when the middle-aged bird would take off. Just as the water engulfed the rock, the gull swooped off into the sky.
KeywordsPhysical Fitness Cardiovascular Fitness Physical Work Capacity Aquatic Exercise Physical Fitness Level
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