Let’s be real; it’s super difficult to maintain a fit body when you hit 40.
I mean, there are a million and a half things that you need to take care of – kids, household chores as well as work. And you probably spend most of your time running from work to school and back home again. After getting back from work, there are again so many things up on the to-do list; things which you have to get done.
Work pressure, taking care of your kids and to top it the essential daily work at home – all of these take a toll on your health and physical well being. This results in stress and to beat stress you gorge on fried food, and obviously, there is no time to work out.
When this routine continues for months and years, you naturally go out of shape. As if in the blink of an eye! It is a real, real problem.
Have you ever wondered how your next door neighbor is still in shape?
I mean, he is as old and grey as you are, but he still looks fit enough to take on a bulldozer. He fits into his college blazer and walks around flaunting it like a total pro.
And what about your childhood friend? She’s 48 but does not look a day older than 30. She is also a full-time mom and runs the same errands as you do. But she looks like she has just stepped out of a fashion magazine.
How do others manage to stay and look so fit?
Well, they invest in their bodies and make an effort to stay in shape.
It is not difficult if you think about it. Both of your neighbor as well as a friend know that the only way they can keep themselves up and run is by doing their due diligence and paying attention to their health and bodies. Being a couch potato will not help in any way at all.
So where do you start to get into shape?
Well, you can start by bringing home a manual that will guide you through the entire process. In this regard, Old School New Body delivers on its promise to make you fit and fine.
Now let us take a moment to understand what this whole system is.
Old School New Body is a complete fitness regime that is tailored to ease you into a healthier lifestyle. It aims at giving you the body that you have always dreamt of. It comes armed with workout routines and diet charts- it is a gym trainer in book form.
The main emphasis lies on eating healthy and of course exercising.
Old School New Body shows us how important it is to consume all sorts of nutrients to main a balanced diet. The deficit of nutrients can trigger the aging process faster and premature too. This innovative fitness regime is meant for adults of all genders. There are several eBooks and audio clips for those who seriously want to give this plan a try.
What is this fitness regime like?
The system makes use of the Focus-4 Exercise (F4X) regime. It is a design meant to increase your metabolic rate, and ensure that you don’t pull a muscle or a hamstring while working out. A combination of cardio, fat burning, and muscle building is incorporated into the entire regime so that all parts of your body are paid equal attention to.
Four exercises constitute the F4X regime.
- Incline presses
- Bent over rows
- Upright rows
Now here is where it gets interesting. People, you included, generally want to work out for either of three reasons- getting a lean body, shaping up, and building muscle. The fun part is, Old School New Body provides an F4X plan for all three branches.
How does Old School New Body take care of all your needs?
Let us go through the F4X plan in this new regime.
F4X Lean- this is for the people who have had previous gymming experience, and want to get back into the groove of things. This regime only focuses on the exercises above, and a whole set can be done in around 30 minutes. This is a great alternative if you ever feel particularly pressed for time or just too lazy to hit the gym.
F4X Shape- obviously, this requires more hard work and time, because you will have to combine a couple more exercises with the four stipulated ones. The workout must be done three times a week. It takes an hour or 45 minutes tops.
F4X Build- Ah, now we’re talking. This is the most intense of all the three regimes. If you want to flex those perfect beach muscles this summer vacation, you have to repeat this workout every day for a while. We would advise you to think about whether you want to step into this regime or not because it is both times consuming as well as a whole new level of rigorous. But if you want that bodybuilder bod, this is the one you go with.
The most important thing this program guarantee is safety.
To be honest, it does not feel good to break your back at the age of 50. So because this whole process is catered towards an older generation, special care has been taken to make it injury-free. Apart from the initial cramps and pulls, you have nothing else to apprehend. The authors themselves are above 50 years old!
You must be thinking, “Who are these authors and why should we believe them?”
Well, power couple Steve and Becky Holman are fitness enthusiasts themselves. Steve has been the editor in chief of Iron Man magazine for over 25 years and has written several articles on weight training and fat loss. Becky was once herself a subscriber to the F4X regime, and has experienced a magnificent transformation- she is the flag bearer of this regime. So it is clear that these two people are perfectly qualified to give you some solid health advice.
In fact, they are of the opinion that this book is highly effective for sincere followers of the regime. So here are the positives and negatives that come with Old School New Body:
Pros of Old School New Body:
- The book contains a comprehensive and practical Quick Start guide. Apart from this, you also get detailed descriptions of different workout branches as per your needs. It is customized to specific needs so that you can be sure of its benefits.
- Injury free process. Since this whole regime is meant for an older generation, the authors have taken extra care to make the whole process safe. There will be no injury caused to you once you start following this routine. Other then the few minor cramps and pulls, you have nothing more to be apprehensive about.
- Innovative program. It is an amazing and innovative endeavor by the authors in which they have aimed at promoting health and fitness among people. The authors are certainly helping a lot of people who seriously want to reach their health goals.
- It also includes nutritional facts. A meticulously written history of the F4X program, guidelines on how the exercises should be performed, and of course, tons and tons of motivational quotes.
- Motivational. These quotes are motivating, and reflect the singular desire of the writers to help you lead a better, healthier life.
Cons of Old School New Body:
But, but, but. There are a couple of glitches here and there.
- Firstly, the layout. If you get the book in its PDF format, it can be a little difficult to go through. The graphics are not very clear, neither are the words.
- Secondly, the extra information. Excess details given is not necessary, neither is it helpful. I mean, yes, we would love to learn about the authors’ family history, but not in a book meant to help us exercise!
The so-called flip sides mentioned here are so inconsequential that they hardly take away from the essence of the book.
Ageing is inevitable, but living an unhealthy lifestyle is not! When you go through the eBooks and audio files provided in Old School New Body, you will get a wonderful insight into how you can make the necessary lifestyle changes and plan a diet chart. These will ultimately benefit you in the long run.
There is no alternative to regular exercising and following a healthy diet to get into shape, no matter which age group you belong to. And Old School New Body is a fantastic venture on the part of the authors to promote health and fitness! They are certainly helping a lot of people find their health goals with a positive attitude towards life.
So here’s to staying healthy and staying fit!