Top Ten Strategies to Build Fitness Over Age 40

(1) Move every day!

(2) Anchor your week with at least four strength training sessions

(3) Workout with a professional who can identify & correct under-active & tight muscle groups

(4) Eat a range of protein from both plants (legumes, nuts) & deep ocean (sardines, salmon)

(5) Increase zinc intake – pumpkin seeds, Oysters, dark chocolate, lentils

(6) Eat plant-based oils – coconut, flax, sunflower

(7) Build a periodized program & train with a motivated partner or trainer

(8) Sharply reduce/eliminate empty calories from processed flours, packaged foods, alcohol, breads and crackers, etc.

(9) Allow 5-10 minutes per day for Deep Breathing and Exhalation Training

(10) Consume a lean protein & carb (sweet potato, brown rice) meal within the first 30 minutes following exercise


About The Author

Eric Minkwitz

Since 2002, Eric Minkwitz has operated Mink Training Systems, a sports performance, workplace wellness, and nutritional consulting business geared towards student-athletes, active individuals, and busy professionals. Minkwitz works with people of all levels, to educate and empower his clients to reach their potential in team sports, personal endeavors, and physical competitions of all types.

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