It’s more about attitude than anything else. Don’t act like an old guy. That’s your biggest problem.
What you think about you become.
If you think you’re old, you act old, lift old and keep looking older and older.
Watch the video for some ideas.
A high school friend of mine mentioned on Facebook the other day how his chiropractor was a miracle worker. He had gone in for a “tune up” as his back was jacked up again.
I say again because I know from Facebook (see it’s good for something) that he goes to his chiropractor every few months to “fix his back.” It’s a common occurrence.
He is mixing up common and normal. He is thinking like an old guy.
While it may be common for his back to “go out”, it isn’t normal. This shouldn’t be happening. There is something wrong that chiropractic visits aren’t fixing.
It’s almost certain that my high school buddy’s problem stems from weakness, not because he is over 50 or has any real physical issue.
But he thinks it is just part of getting old. That it is normal. It’s just what happens when you get older.
He is wrong. He needs to change his belief first and then fitness will follow (or at least have a chance to flourish).
As long as you think it is normal to get weak and fat as you age, that is exactly what will happen to you.
Never confuse common with normal.
If you’re serious about your health and fitness, here is a step by step plan that is guaranteed to work.
Just add effort over time. No magic but it works.
Mark aka The Old Spartan and Over-50 Fitness Savior is a 63 year old coffee guzzling father of five wandering the outdoors around Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mark helps Active Boomers get lean, healthy and strong so they live rewarding, fun lives using his signature Spartan Method training system.
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