All posts by Mark Fickler

Can You Build Muscle After 50?

Sure. 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,

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Building Muscle After 50 Easily

Movement That’s what it’s about. Moving like your body was intended to. Use the 5 Human Movements for building muscle after 50. Push Pull Hinge Squat and Carry That is a sound strategy and

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Strength Training for Men Over 50

You need this. A go-to workout. Something you can do when your planned workout gets shelved. Short on time-hit the go-to workout. Don’t just bag it. Do something. Successful strength training for

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Longevity, Rehab and Vampires

Check out this graphic Actually go to the full post and you’ll see the whole thing. Spend some time looking at it. Kinda entertaining. What does it all mean? I don’t know. Some of the studies

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Push Up Workouts for Men Over 50

Sometimes it hard. Your new-found internet workout says: Exercise A- 3 sets of 10. Hmmm. What if you can’t do Exercise A for even 1 rep? What do you do then? And this is a common predicament when

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Weight Lifting After 50

Should you? Why? and How? Those the are most common questions I get. Is weight lifting after 50 years appropriate? Should you do it? Yes. Why should you do it? It is the best way to slow down (and even

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Medicine, the FBI and Bread

It ain’t getting better. This story really tells it all. The medical system has been making a living off your ills for a very long time. The history of obesity is very interesting. Greek physician

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Progress and Health

You’re evolving into sickness. The farther we (humans) advance, the worse it seems to get. Why are you all puffed up? Got skin rashes such as acne, dandruff, eczema or psoriasis? How about joint

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What’s Stopping You?

You don’t know what to do? or just getting started? Choice and Discipline That’s what life’s about. Making the right choices and then following through. That’s the difference between getting

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Why Do It?

I ran a 10K in the Valles Caldera with my daughter this weekend. I got up early, drove for two hours, froze my ass off and ran 6.2 miles up a mountain at 8500 feet elevation just for fun. Why? Why would

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Posture, Squatting & Carbs

Curated Post Good stuff plucked just for you from around the web. Posture Great simple posture tip from Built Lean. I’ve heard this “head on a string” coaching tip before but it went

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Will Muscle Building Over 50 Keep You Independent?

Do you think about your future? Where will you live? How will you live? Will you be totally independent or require help to get through your day, your life? And the bigger question: “Is there anything

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Weight Loss Hacks & Food Stuff

Curated Post Good stuff from around the web. Weight Loss Hack I am usually not a big believer in “weight loss hacks” or any hacks for that matter which by their nature are kind of tricks or

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Crappy Breakfast

Scroll down for video. What do you eat for breakfast? Start your day strong. Include protein with every meal, especially breakfast. Protein is highly satiating so you will stay fueled longer. You will

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Lift This, Not That

20 Fat Burning, Age Reversing Exercises-Look Decades Younger in 45 Days Simple and straightforward yet very effective exercises help you build muscle, shed excess fat and look 10 to 20 years younger by

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Free Fat Loss Training

Fat Loss Explained: 11 Simple Steps to Fat Loss-Guaranteed If you really want to lose fat permanently, this is how you do it. No hype nor BS fads, just step by step instructions on how to lose fat from

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How to Build Muscle After 50 with the Simple Burpee

(Scroll down for video) I bet you can’t do 10 without sucking wind. But you should try anyway. If you’re trying to build muscle after 50 years old and want a simple, effective, do-anywhere

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When You Lose Fat Quickly, Where Does It Go?

Where does the fat go? Have you ever thought about it? You’ve got fat stored in your belly and various other places around your body. You want to lose that fat and never see it again. So you either

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