All posts by Mark Fickler

Balance Training for Injury Prevention

If you frequent this blog, you take your health and fitness seriously. You most likely have a step goal that you’ll reach come hell or highwater, your strength training routine is challenging and

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How to start losing fat quickly

The secret is not exercising like a madman.Or starving yourself with a gimmicky diet.The secret is simply understanding this basic set of facts:Evolution created your Homo Sapiens genes through selection

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Got Low T?

If you've got even a few of these Low T symptoms, watch this video and get better informed.Common symptoms of low testosterone: Low sex driveDifficulty achieving an erectionLow semen volumeHair lossFatigue,

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Mistake Proofing Your Life

You're anxious. How do you cut down a huge tree? One chop at a time. Just get started. You want changes and you want them like yesterday. Some stuff is not going well in your life and your waistline

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These 3 Things Either Make You or Break You

​Your Challenge is ...Sifting through the piles of BS.Because the problem with fitness training today, in a nutshell:Everyone is different but the training is boilerplate.​ You are unique. You

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Can You Build Muscle at 50 with 10 Minute Workouts?

It depends. Not on your age. But you. How you go about it will make a difference. How can you build muscle at 50 years old? Get serious and crank it up. Stop lifting like an old guy. Intensity matters. You

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How to Increase Muscle Mass After 50 Easily

1. Lift Weights 2. With Intensity 3. And Consistency That’s your formula. Intense, Consistent, Resistance Training. If you want to know how to increase muscle mass after 50 years old without spending

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Build Muscle at 50 with 10 Minute Workouts

No time? No problem. As long as you’re not making excuses. Ten minutes can make a difference. It’s an intense 10 minutes but still less than a quarter hour of your time. You can really build

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Breakfast

Wow! Time for a new breakfast treat. And this seems to have all the right stuff. eggs bacon spinach avocado plantains Here’s the recipe. I’d bag the hollandaise sauce. Too much work for me.

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You Get What You Ask For

Capitalism works. You ask for stuff. A capitalist system fills the need. Then you decide if you want what was offered. I’m not sure why there is so much disdain for the capitalist system these days. It’s

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How to Build Muscle Over 50 By Just Walking

You can. Get fit just walking. But I mean really fit. And build strength too. You’re skeptical. I Know. It sounds like BS. How to build muscle over 50 by just walking around Carry heavy shit. That’s

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Muscle Building After 50-Win the Race Against Old Age

Why do it? To slow aging. What is effective muscle building after 50? It is you proactively taking control and not just letting the effects of declining strength control your outcome. From this study: Your

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How to Build Muscle at 50 by Doing the Opposite

Do the opposite. Yea. Want to know how to build muscle at 50? Watch the old guys training in your gym and do the opposite. See the guy walking on the treadmill? Don’t do that. Go lift some weights. See

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Weight Training Over 50-Size or Strength?

It works. All of it. Light weights. Heavy weights. Moderate weights. You can make gains with just about any program. It all works. Consistency is your key to success with weight training over 50 years

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Build Muscle Over 50 and Start Kicking Some Ass

Can you? Can you really build muscle over 50? It’s an important question. It can hold you back if you don’t believe in the possibility. I know for a fact (from questions on the blog) that you

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Workout Routines for Men Over 50

What’s the secret? Weight training. Lift heavy things. That’s what works and that’s what you need. The best workout routines for men over 50 are based on resistance training. Lifting. Not

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Truth

Where is it? Apparently it doesn’t matter any more. It’s the “ends justify the means” thinking. Have you noticed how politicians have gone from just smarmy and unseemly to professional, in

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Why You Are Fat

Genetics? Maybe a little. Hormones? Yea. Hormones gone wild. Welcome to modern life to which your body has not evolved fast enough to keep pace. Not even close. >> Jump down to the videos and get

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