A Generation by the Numbers
Before you have that mid-life crisis, read a few of these comforting stats.—Erin Beresini
Average age of the actors who played James Bond.
Average age of the actresses chased by James Bond.
Average age of Lamborghini buyers. There are better things o help you spend your way out of a midlife crisis—Like a $60,000 go-anywhere RV, a handcrafted bamboo fly rod.
Percentage of 40-to-59-year-olds who have high cholesterol. Your body’s ability to break down fatty substances is decreasing, resulting in increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and even dementia. A good defense: 1.5 cups of oatmeal daily reduces cholesterol by preventing its absorption.
The estimated hours soccer parents commit to their kids’ games and practices each year. Hampton Sides has a different idea for spending time with his kids.
The average monthly cost of a gym membership. while fortysomethings have more memberships than any other age group, roughly 67 percent of them never use it. don’t be one of them. Better yet, get outside.
Russian daredevil Valery Rozov's age when he BASE-jumped from Mount Everest in May. Get your feats of adrenaline in now—risk acceptance and competitive drive start decreasing at 50.
Next Up: Vital Stats: Ages 50 to 65