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    Originally Posted by sw8cheeks67 View Post
    Yep .. and I started at over 300 pounds. Yay me!!
    We're pulling for ya, sw8cheeks. You can do this...stay positive!
    I do face pulls because I want my shoulders to love me.
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    Originally Posted by ectobryan View Post
    We're pulling for ya, sw8cheeks. You can do this...stay positive!
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    When I started this thread, it was for people to discuss what they were doing. I was expecting that as grown adults we could support each other in a positive manner. Yet, it seems like some have decided to use this forum as a means to be rude and disrespectful to others. This behavior will not be tolerated.
    We all started somewhere, be that skinny or over weight lets be supportive and encourage each other.
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    Originally Posted by jrod67 View Post
    I just joined today (yipeee) and I need to lose weight bad, I am currently 45 and sick of myself.
    Keep at it daily, and you will get there. I started at 277# in Jan last year and will drop below 200# next week. There are lots of these same stories here. Go read Skullster's journal.

    There was a thread not long ago about a guy (military) that had pretty much given up due to back problems. He finally found someone that could help him, and the youtube video is an amazing story of daily persistence and sheer willpower. If he can do it, you sure as heck can.

    Good luck.
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    Originally Posted by drtbear67 View Post
    When I started this thread, it was for people to discuss what they were doing. I was expecting that as grown adults we could support each other in a positive manner. Yet, it seems like some have decided to use this forum as a means to be rude and disrespectful to others. This behavior will not be tolerated.
    We all started somewhere, be that skinny or over weight lets be supportive and encourage each other.

    Thank You ... you sexy man you!
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    Originally Posted by sw8cheeks67 View Post
    Yep .. and I started at over 300 pounds. Yay me!!
    Congrats on the weight loss! Well done! And welcome aboard.
    No drama: You know where we are.

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    I almost remember being 40, at least I think I do?
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    I have never felt as or looked as good as I am now. 57 and going strong. When my nephews brag about their uncle it makes me warm all over...lol.
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    Huh...there is hope for you young'uns out there! Don't let anything stop you.
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    Originally Posted by Brad805 View Post
    Keep at it daily, and you will get there. I started at 277# in Jan last year and will drop below 200# next week. There are lots of these same stories here. Go read Skullster's journal.

    There was a thread not long ago about a guy (military) that had pretty much given up due to back problems. He finally found someone that could help him, and the youtube video is an amazing story of daily persistence and sheer willpower. If he can do it, you sure as heck can.

    Good luck.
    Thanks for the info . Much appreciated
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    Just because we are over 40 doesn't mean that we are dead. We just have to do a little more planning and take it one day at a time.

    Keep up the great work everyone. This is not a sprint but a long distance race. Keep the faith!!!
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    So how has everyone started off the New Year? Hit the gym and killed legs. Day one done.... 364 more to go!!
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    Originally Posted by sw8cheeks67 View Post
    Thank You!!
    I saw this and thought you might be interested. Keep at it. Daily persistence.


    Good luck and let us know about your progress. By the way, did you check out the female section? There are lots of helpful ladies there.
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    Hi I turned 45 just over a week ago. I am not really a bodybuilder as I don't lift weights much but have done three fitness competitions. I run but I am mainly a full contact kickboxer ,so kicking but is what I do best! Been quite ill with a chest infection for the last 5 days so hav'nt been able to train so a bit down .
    Looking forward to getting back to training asap , have a fight sheduled in March and a fitness comp. June.

    I can't run as far or fast as when I was younger but my general fitness is as high as its ever been.
    I generally train 4 days a week kickboxing ,plus fit in a couple of runs.
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    Originally Posted by Bo_Flecks View Post
    After I turned 40, I had to change my training motto to this...

    I changed mine to this:

    "In my opinion, 5'9" and 180 lbs at 8% is unattainable without gear." igglesphan (My Goal: Prove Him Wrong)

    "Ok, I concede that it's possible..." igglesphan (Goal: Achieved)

    "I would love to see what you could accomplish if you didn't let yourself get as fat over the winter." igglesphan

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    Here are a few threads with people kicking ass...and most are well over 40.

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showth...hp?t=136318761
    A few guys are benching well into the 400s

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showth...hp?t=132001463
    Got some 500# squatters

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showth...hp?t=146151613
    Some sic physiques and strength in this one...
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    Glad to see a 40+ thread. I saw this and had to stop in and say hello. I feel better now at 45 than when I was in my 20's! I just wish I had taken training seriously when I first started but now I'm in 100% and totally hooked.
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    Originally Posted by CatherineW View Post
    Hi I turned 45 just over a week ago. I am not really a bodybuilder as I don't lift weights much but have done three fitness competitions. I run but I am mainly a full contact kickboxer ,so kicking but is what I do best! Been quite ill with a chest infection for the last 5 days so hav'nt been able to train so a bit down .
    Looking forward to getting back to training asap , have a fight sheduled in March and a fitness comp. June.

    I can't run as far or fast as when I was younger but my general fitness is as high as its ever been.
    I generally train 4 days a week kickboxing ,plus fit in a couple of runs.
    Feel free to send friend requests especially if your in the UK.

    Age is just a number ,don't let anyone say your too old!!!!
    Hope you get to feeling better quick. Thanks for your post.
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    Did lower body on NYE and upper body (push emphasis) this evening. I rarely lift two days in a row...don't think I recover well enough to do that. But, since I just split upper body into a push day and a pull day, I felt like I could get away with it. I'm in the midst of a medium weight/medium reps cycle to allow my connective tissue to prepare for a heavier cycle starting in about four weeks.
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    So thats why I'm in the gym 4 times a week !!! lol
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    Originally Posted by drtbear67 View Post
    Hope you get to feeling better quick. Thanks for your post.
    Thankyou , antibiotics I got yesteday should help.
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    I have looked but could not find any thread about those of us over the big 40. I know that my training has changed a lot in the last few years. I just wanted to start a thread for all of us and hear how everyone is still kicking butt!!

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    i realised @close to 40, my strength dropped by at least 20 to 30%, recovery is slower & tend to overtrain & fall sick if i pushed myself @
    same level as 10 or 15 yrs ago. i used to look muscular then athletic then now like not sure if i can still maintain my body. should i just
    stick to building muscle or adopt a more endurance like program using weights to maintain some strength?

    i ever posted in the regular subforum but not this thread & ppl thought i was after sympathy.
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    I have a 38, I had a back injury last year but this 2013 will return to the path of training ..
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    Originally Posted by CatherineW View Post
    Hi I turned 45 just over a week ago. I am not really a bodybuilder as I don't lift weights much but have done three fitness competitions. I run but I am mainly a full contact kickboxer ,so kicking but is what I do best! Been quite ill with a chest infection for the last 5 days so hav'nt been able to train so a bit down .
    Looking forward to getting back to training asap , have a fight sheduled in March and a fitness comp. June.

    I can't run as far or fast as when I was younger but my general fitness is as high as its ever been.
    I generally train 4 days a week kickboxing ,plus fit in a couple of runs.
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    So do we then do an over 50, over 60 and over 70 thread as well?
    It's difficult to stand out if you're too busy trying to fit in. ~

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    Originally Posted by bodyhard View Post
    So do we then do an over 50, over 60 and over 70 thread as well?
    In....

    I closed out 2012 on a positive note, still recovering from my 2011 car accident back injury but working out through it. Put on some size and all of my lifts are climbing. I was off for 11 days with the Xmas holidays and was in the gym for 9 of those days. Mixed in light and heavy days, working the split as best as possible. I'm at my strongest since mid 2010 when I had the shoulder injury.

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    Originally Posted by beachguy498 View Post
    In....

    I closed out 2012 on a positive note, still recovering from my 2011 car accident back injury but working out through it. Put on some size and all of my lifts are climbing. I was off for 11 days with the Xmas holidays and was in the gym for 9 of those days. Mixed in light and heavy days, working the split as best as possible. I'm at my strongest since mid 2010 when I had the shoulder injury.

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    Originally Posted by bodyhard View Post
    So do we then do an over 50, over 60 and over 70 thread as well?
    As much as I'd like to see an over 70 thread it would probably be short-lived.
    Inactivity Kills!!!

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    Originally Posted by BalhamBeast View Post
    True, drtbear67 (good year, '67!) - I never use injuries as an excuse to bunk off. I was in the gym training upper body 5 days after my foot surgery in July. And I seem to have beaten achilles tendonitis, which has been plaguing me for the last year. Did my first run (2 miles) yesterday. Now just to fix this bloody shoulder!

    But yeah, I do need longer to recover now. I remember the year I turned 40 I tried doing Crossfit and found the 3-on, one off intense workouts too much. It was fun at first but then my immune system broke. I caught every virus going and was sick for pretty much three months. It wasn't a good time. I can still do more metabolic-focussed workouts, just not as often. Most of my weight training is a bit slower paced. Still gets the job done though.
    I try to stick to a 2 on 1 off but find myself wanted to get back on the day off. I just have to break up the muscle groups.
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