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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.

These answers are great, but are they actually true? Continue reading

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

Workout Mistake by People Over 50

When people over 50 start working out, they tend to make workout mistakes.  Oh sure, everyone makes mistakes in all walks of life, that’s just nature.

But, if you can avoid a workout mistake before you start working out, isn’t that a good thing?

Today, I’m going to discuss one workout mistake people over 50 make when starting to workout.

One of the biggest workout mistakes is not balancing the muscles when working out.  Let me explain a bit…. Continue reading