Category: Muscle Building

What’s Your Reason For Working Out? Fitness Over Fifty

If you’re in the “Fitness Over Fifty” crown, I have a question for you…..

Why do you workout?  Why do you want to get fit?

Anyone that has worked out for any period of time runs into this question in their mind at least once. Some people go through this every time they put on their workout clothes,

(ESPECIALLY if they are over 50 years old!)

Of course, the usual answers come to mind, the classic answers if you will:
-To lose weight.
-To be healthy.
-To look good in that swimsuit.

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4 BIG Workout Missteps

Working out is something that a lot of people try at least one time in their lives. But what they don’t think about are some of the workout missteps that come along with working out.  I’m not talking about high school sports, I’m talking about actually going to a gym or buying workout equipment for the purpose of getting into shape.

But, a lot of these people have no clue as to what they are doing. Oh, it’s no fault of their own, it’s just something they really don’t know about.

Today, I will outline some common missteps people do when engaging in a workout program. Whether it’s for losing weight or gaining muscle, understanding the process and avoiding missteps will give you a much better workout and, therefore, much better results.

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What Can Your Body Do?

Once you joint the “Fitness Over Fifty” club, you need to realize the human body is actually quite impressive.   All the things it can do is nothing short of a miracle.   But, for purposes of this writing, we’ll stick with the physical stuff, ok?


The human body can run, jump, stretch, flex, bend….just to name a few things. So what does that mean for you, the fitness over fifty person?


Simply put, if you truly do understand the power the human body has, then you would know it is important to develop and improve those traits as much as possible.

I’m not going to talk about which workouts you should or should not be doing. Why, because just about everywhere you turn, another website is popping up telling you to lift this amount of weight or do this exercise instead of that one, and stuff like that there. Continue reading