• 11/17/2012 - bob

    Bodybuilding Over 50 Featured

    It’s been a long time since I wrote for this site. I have more or less been able to maintain my level of fitness despite life’s changes and challenges, although not nearly as much as I’d like. So my challenges are probably a lot like a lot of people’s: the job is more sedentary, more […]

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  • I’ve been writing from the perspective of bodybuilding over 40… heck, far too close to 50 for my comfort. But, as time marches on, you can join the parade or be run over by it. I choose to not be run over. So, here I am, working out again, getting in the best shape of my life lifting weights, at 48 years old.

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  • It’s only been ten weeks since I started this?  Time both flies and stands still. Yesterday, Monday, marked the beginning of the 11th week of lifting according to the workout routine I posted previously.  My first workout was May 18th.  Here I am ten weeks later… Am I back in shape?  Yeah….  That’s a bold […]

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  • 07/04/2009 - bob

    The Workout Routine Featured

    It turns out that I had forgotten a few details when I started this routine on May 18th. I had combined the content of two of DelMonte’s free videos to create a compound exercise full body routine. What I had forgotten was the number of reps/set, rest, and number of supersets per week. I think […]

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  • 06/29/2009 - bob

    Bodybuilding Over 40, or Is It? Featured

    Bodybuilding over 40… I am sure glad I landed on Vince DelMonte’s info when I did. I recently did a few searches on “bodybuilding over 40″ and browsed a couple of “supplements are awesome” sights. The only bodybuilders over 40 I could find in my quick check of any discussion of age and bodybuilding had […]

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  • I recently realized I had let Life get in the way of keeping fit, so I restarted my proven routine to get in shape lifting weights. I’ve been ramping up gradually, and despite what I think are very light weights, I am still making progress every workout! Hey, at nearly 49, that “ain’t too shabby!”

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  • I’m getting back in shape lifting weights after a long layoff from a successful bodybuilding over 40 effort. Since I’m re-starting and know what lies ahead, I have some suggestions for people who haven’t worked out in a very long time

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  • 11/02/2009 - bob

    Rebuilding Workout Intensity

    As I’ve written previously, I wanted to change my routine to make it a little easier to get back in my bodybuilding over 40 groove. The routine seemed a lot more difficult than I thought it would be.

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  • Re-Starting a Bodybuilding Over 40 routine tips for success: Reduce your weights, increase reps, don’t expect to be able to exercise with the intensity you did three weeks ago. After a couple of head colds thanks to the “back-to-school” phenomenon, I started lifting again today…

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