February 28, 2024

How can you be Fit over 40

Last week I turned 40 and as part of the process of reaching another one of those ages with a 0 on the end I decided to take a look at what I should do differently with my health and exercise.

Yes, I know, age is just a number and it is more important to treat your body well, but there are health and fitness issues that will make a difference in exercise, for example we produce less testosterone naturally as we get older so it is more difficult to gain muscle. Your body starts to slowly shut down over time, making it difficult to do some activities, that’s why it is highly recommended to visit this assisted living facility if you need a place to stay with some personal help.

As I was looking for information I ran across an eBook called Fit over 40. Fit over 40 is a very interesting eBook written by Jon Benson and Tom Venuto. The reason that this book is interesting is that it is not just a do this, do that, eat this, don’t eat that, type of book. Instead this book is big on motivation and shows you a better way to reach your goals. The way the book uses is through example.

Here are the three sections of Fit over 40

Fit Over 40Fit over 40 Part one

Jon Benson describes his struggles and successes and how he was able to transform his body and health. And further Jon lays outs some great principles

  • BodyWorks: Strength & Strategy
  • Inner Fuel: The Taste of Health
  • I Can See The Valley: New Hills, New Horizons
  • Begin and Believe
  • Post-40 Training Tips

Fit over 40 Part two

This is the exciting meat of this book. Now that we have a basis for looking at how it looks and feels to be fit Jon Benson takes us through biographies of 52 people over 40 that have a great health and how they got that way, some were very sick and some were healthy but the important thing is all of these people are people that we can really relate to in one way or another. This way we do not have to look at pro athletes as an unreachable standard of how to get in great shape.

Fit over 40 Part three

This is where Tom Venuto of Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle fame kicks in. Tom Goes through the five pillars of Anti Aging:

  • Pillar 1: Weight & Strength Training
  • Pillar 2: Aerobic Training
  • Pillar 3: Learning To Be Flexible
  • Pillar 4: Lifelong Nutrition
  • Pillar 5: Recovery and Renewal

After going through this and helping us realize what a big part the mental game is in getting fit we now have a well rounded process for getting, keeping, and improving lifelong health.

Conclusion of Fit over 40 Review

Fit over 40, I believe is a great read and reference book for almost anyone over 40 years old. In comparing Fit over 40 to Burn the Fat Feed the muscle, I find that this book is less in the actual workout regimen but is much better in role models. It is always easy in popular culture to find the freaks, the people over 90 that do triathlons, or the young kid that swims the English Channel. But what about the rest of us? How about the people to old to be pro athletes (although the book has a couple) but still young enough to be incredibly fit and healthy?

Any day that you are having motivation problems you can come back to this book on your computer and read about someone that is just like you and has overcome what you are struggling with.

I really recommend Fit over 40 to keep your motivation and for $39.00 it is a great value.

8 thoughts on “Fit over 40 review

  1. I have heard very good things about this product so it doesnt surprise me to see another good review here. I often find that even if I take just one gem from these types of guides, they are worth the cost ten times over.

  2. I finding that regular gentle exercise is what works best for me, like swimming. Over exerting myself seems to take too much of a toll the next day, so I pace myself. I agree with HenryB. eating sensibly and keeping life simple seems to help too.

  3. I’m one of the lucky ones. Over 60 and never been fitter, or at least I think so. Admittedly I have a few minor ailments like sore heels, missing some teeth and partially deaf but still enjoy life with bush walking, skiing, swimming, traveling and much more. So how did I do it? Eating simple fresh meals, plenty of fruit and veggies, keeping busy mentally and physically, avoid alcohol, drugs and medications, almost just like the book recommends. As a technician I was on my feet 60% of the time, climbing stairs rather than using an elevator and, when sitting down become imperative as a pilot, I did most of the loading and unloading and perhaps saved us from disaster several times. Today, whilst still active at work, I enjoy and tend to a small farm, grow veggies, fruit, wines and berries and have a good time with spouse, kids, grand kids, family and friends. I made money and lost money but always had a good time. Henryb

  4. Hi

    Being over 40 myself I know the feeling to either keep the of or get it of for that matter. Don’t seem to be burning of the calories as fats as i did. I find it hard personally to balance my life being very busy with my own business. I think I need to look into the ebook’fit for over 40′. Hopefully i will be able to find a better balance between work, diet and exercise.

  5. Hi
    I’ve got to admit I think the program “Fit over 40” has got it right. I’m currently recuperating from a long term illness and only now able to start exercising to lose the I’ve managed to accumulate !!! But exercise, like diet, is not enough on its own a balance has to be made and I think your program seems to point the way forward.

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