Originally written April 25, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:

Via Sportress of Blogitude:

Now that he’s back in shape thanks to NutriSystem, NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino is clearly moving on to bigger and better (and more elderly-like) things. To wit: it has been announced that the Miami Dolphins legend is the new “Men’s Life Ambassador” for the American Association of Retired Persons, better known as the AARP.

Primarily through AARP’s website, Marino will be the organization’s go-to guy for providing tips and tricks related to a myriad of topics — such as health, fitness, sports and aging — to a population of men entering their twilight years who are more likely to remember him from his early playing days than for his cameo role in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Laces out.

Saying he will help “create awareness and when you turn 50 there’s new challenges and things you can do. It’s not the end,” Marino adds (from the AARP blog, by way of The PostGame):

“At the end of the day, age is really just a number and I want to help people—no matter what life stage they’re in—realize that they can be healthy, stay fit, explore their interests and passions, and enjoy the many opportunities they have in life, in the years to come,” he said to AARP.

One other tip we might see Marino passing on to AARP members: the many wonderful qualities of Isotoner gloves. Take care of the hands that take care of you. Right, Dan?


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