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When you watch Tom Brady play this weekend — juggling your beer, your buffalo wings, and your remote control — you might think that he must be somewhat superhuman. The New England Patriots’s 39-year-old quarterback had one of the best seasons of his career and doesn’t seem to be slowing down as he approaches his fifth decade. So how does he do it?

STAT teamed up with our colleagues at the Boston Globe to explore how Brady has played so well for so long. We look at the science behind a long athletic career, what separates Brady from us, and how you could be more like Brady yourself.


Tom Brady: Ageless wonder

The Boston Globe

Brady and the Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI this Sunday.