The over-35s soccer player

The Scenario

Mario, aged 36, has a daughter who has just signed up to play with the local under?6s soccer team. While Mario has a soccer background, his family has kept him off the pitch for a few years. He keeps fit by going to the gym 2–3 times a week but has put on 10kg. He hasn’t performed 90 minutes of aerobic activity with repeat sprint efforts for some time. 

It is suggested that the over-35s are looking for some more players and he thinks, ‘Why not, I love playing soccer!’ 

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