FabFitOver40′s “Diet on a Budget”

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FFOver40 with a nutritional strategy for those a bit strapped from the current economic malaise. This diet is for those who really can't afford all of the other nutritional and thermogenic supplements we write about.  Its not hard to follow and most of foods can be found at any Grocery in the US. You can easily stay STRONG--LEAN and HEALTHY for about $50/week. Here … [Read more...]

Fitness is Not a Hobby

Being Fit Is a Lifestyle

FFOver40 is truly grateful for the amount of emails and questions we receive regarding maintaining our lifestyle. But we felt it was important to write a blog post letting people know the level of commitment necessary to continue to embody everything our image represents. The picture you're seeing above is our kitchen one day after winning First Overall in our respective … [Read more...]

Why Most Men Don’t Have Abs

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Very simply put.  It's "Un-American". Men in America (and pretty much around the world for our European and Asian readers) are bombarded with imagery and commercials to consume alcohol.  They can't escape it.  It's everywhere.  From television, to restaurants to sporting events.  Right now it's March Madness in the USA, and every other commercial offers men the ability to … [Read more...]

Protein for Dummies-Part III

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Welcome back to the 3rd and final installment of Protein for Dummies. Hopefully you've read article I and articleII  and are anxious to learn more about our protein consumption and the various forms of protein we recommend.  Lets start by analyzing our current diet and specifically our protein intake.  Remember from article II about the different forms of protein. Our … [Read more...]

Protein for Dummies-Part II

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Thanks for reading the first installment of our 3 Part Series-Protein for Dummies. In this 2nd article, we’ll look at the most common types of protein and how they can be used relative to your goals. There are numerous ways to meet your protein requirements. The key is to get quality protein regularly throughout the day.  A good rule of thumb is to consume some protein … [Read more...]

Protein for Dummies-Part I

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So you want to start increasing your Protein intake but you have no idea how to begin? If you are into the fitness culture (presumably if you’re reading this article) you can’t go very far without seeing an advertisement for Protein supplements.  Whey Protein, Complex Protein, Casein Protein, Egg Protein, Protein with enriched Glutamine, BCAA’s, Amino Acid tabs et al.  … [Read more...]

Are 6 Pack Abs Realistic for Anyone?

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FFOver40 has been asked for years by many people from all walks of life on the quickest way to attain "6 Pack Abs". We've finally done an article to set the record straight. It really is possible for anybody to attain 6 pack abs. What is required is determination, focus, and a scientific approach practiced over a lifetime.  We define this scientific approach as … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Fat Loss Supplement Stack

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Are you looking to dramatically reduce your body fat %? Interested in attaining a competition ready physique? Maybe your goal is a beach or bikini worthy body for an exotic vacation? If you said yes to any of those questions, this article offers  an OTC Supplement Stack to optimize fat burning to single digit bodyfat % levels.  It can be followed by a male or a female.  … [Read more...]

FabFitOver40′s Pre Contest Diet

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Our competition is March 22nd in Santa Barbara and a lot of folks have been asking us for information on how we change our diet when preparing for a show.  There are only a few tweaks to our regular Maintenance Diet found here. We increase our EFA consumption (via MCT Oil-liquid and capsules)and eliminate starchy carbs in the evening to allow for 'better fat burning' upon … [Read more...]

The Importance of Perfect Form

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After 20 years of resistance training and progressing from newbies to intermediate and now advanced lifters, FFOver40 can honestly say nothing is more important to building a solid physique than practicing PERFECT FORM on all your lifts. We can walk into any gym today and immediately point out 80% of all trainees executing lifts with poor form.  Lack of bend in the knees, … [Read more...]