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Fall 2017 Challenges

Take 90 days to learn about something new, try various types of it, and decide if-and-how to include in your personal regimen!

Ramp-Up

Work and family obligations (and life-in-general) can pull us away from attending to ourselves.

At age 45+, it’s critical to reengage!

lderBeast can help with free practical advice and insipiration. And with personal coaching to help even more.

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Fitness Planning & Gear , Philosophy & Motivation

In defense (and praise) of the EASY workout

It’s important to keep physically challenging ourselves as we age. That’s why OlderBeast feature things like push-up challenges, exhortations to increase your weekly workout frequency, and calls to keep on running uphill.

But the name of the game is to do it thoughtfully, man — in a way we can sustain for years and hopefully decades. And on some days that calls for a game-time decision to do an EASY workout.

There’s the planned easy workout, to recover from intense effort yesterday or get ready to go hard tomorrow. But here, I want to talk about something different…a last-minute call to just do something “light” today.

Maybe a shorter and/or slower run. Or just some light body weight exercises and stretching. Or some lower-intensity cardio on a machine and then a short core routine.

The idea of switching to an easier workout is really about our relationship with motivation: having more than one response to call on when we feel unmotivated.