|When you train, make every rep count. There's no time to waste - and that goes double for older Dinos!|
Hail to the Dinosaurs!
Someone asked me how old I was the
"I'm 60," I said.
"And you're still training?" he asked.
"Of course," I said. "There's no time to
And that's how I feel about hitting the
iron at age 60.
There's no time to waste.
That means you need to train, of course -
but it also means you need to train the
No wasted workouts - and no wasted
|Front squats keep my legs young and strong at age 60.|
Older trainees can't waste time on
things that don't work.
When you're younger, it doesn't matter
if you do dumb stuff when you train.
Follow the Mr. Everything Super Workout
and bomb, blast and blitz three times a
day every day of the week.
Do 20 sets of 20 reps in every type of
curl ever invented, and then invent a
couple of new ones to finish things off.
It won't work very well, but that's
You're young. You've got time to make
mistakes. You can always figure it out
But when you're older, that changes.
It becomes much more important to
get it right the first time - and to do
it right the first time.
|I train alone because it lets me train with total focus and complete concentration.|
That means focusing on the big
exercises. The ones that deliver
the most bang for the buck.
You have much more limited recovery
ability as an older trainee, so you need
to put your time and your effort into
the exercises that will make the most
You also need to focus on perfect form
in each and every rep of every set
Performing every rep in perfect form
means that you place 100% of the
effort on the exact muscle groups
you are trying to work. It makes
every rep count.
And, of course, you make every
And that's they key to successful
training for older Dinos. You don't
waste time. You make every rep
count - every set count - and
every workout count.
As always, thanks for reading and
have a great day. If you train
today, make it a good one!
Yours in strength,
|Concentrate on perfect, precise reps and perfect, precise lifting.|
P.S. Gray Hair and Black Iron is
the number one book for older
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P.S. 3. Thought for the Day: "Training is
fun, but it's also serious. Make every
workout count. Don't waste
time." -- Brooks Kubik
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