Can Diana Nyad Make It From Cuba To Florida?

Can Diana Nyad Make It From Cuba To Florida?

The Daily News of Open Water Swimming asked Mike Lewis this question. He gave a positive prognostication:

In short, yes. For those who think Diana is too old, or her 103-mile swim is too far, think again. Research from the Mayo Clinic indicates there are beneficial effects of endurance training on age related cellular dysfunction (Lanza et. al 2008).

A person like Diana who has trained extensively likely has younger acting cells. [Read More…]