Super seniors flex their stuff

Despite her efforts to reacclimatize her body, she is still expecting a crash. “After training for so long, when you stop you have a let-down or a crash,” she explained. “I think your subconscious doesn’t let it’s guard down (during training). Now, I don’t have to get up at 5 am. to do cardio. Now, I can relax and catch up on sleep.

This year, Potter debuted a Women’s Bikini Over 50 category, after adding an Over 40 category last year and download max workouts shin ohtake free an Over 30 category the year before. After a 30-year absence from bodybuilding contests, Cone last year decided to beef up and enter the Southern States, winning his over-70 Grand Master category. “It was always on my bucket list to compete and win,” said Cone, of Hollywood. “But what I saw were so many competitors over the age of 70. I think it’s great that more people are showing up instead of staying in their retirement homes, because anyone can do it.” Cheering him on this year was his biggest fan: his wife and Silver Sneakers workout partner, Dolores. “She thinks I look like a million bucks and that I have what it takes to make a hit record,” says the heavyweight with a laugh, a retired transportation administrator who pumps iron three times a week at Youfit Health Club in Hollywood. “You’d never know to look at me that I have a pacemaker.

Daughter inspires mother’s bodybuilding debut

The two friends, both grandfathers, were the oldest of nearly 250 competitors at the event, and agreed age is no roadblock to getting in shape. Campbell, a personal trainer, started bodybuilding in his 50s. “You’re never too old,” he told Oregon’s KVAL-13 . “Bodybuilding keeps me healthy.” Campbell and Huard take a break from flexing to engage in some friendly banter backstage. Heres where [age] works to our advantage – its because were mature, weve been through all the testosterone spurts, were having fun and its keeping us really healthy, said Huard, a supplement store owner. Right now, our goal is to beat someone in their 40s, which is going to happen this year, added Campbell. ‘Felton got all the genetics and I put in all the hard work,’ Huard (l.) said.

Novice bodybuilder wins state competition

Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Brenda Fulcher, 48, trains Thursday at F.I.T in Tyler for PureBody Nutrition’s bodybuilding contest. 1 of 8 Last summer, Brenda Fulcher, 48, sat in the audience while her daughter, Chrysa, strutted across the stage during the inaugural PureBody Nutrition Extravaganza. It was Tylers first bodybuilding show, an opportunity for spectators to be wowed by contestants months of hard work. This yea Get Member access to read this full article To continue reading, please sign in below. To read the full article, you need Member access. As a valued member of the Tyler Morning Telegraph news community, you receive full access to all of the news on, as well as our E-edition.

Bodybuilding grandpas prove you’re never too old to show off your muscles

I met (trainer Jim Wilkins) and started working with him and at a gym near my house.” Marcum, who works as a practice administrator for a local pain-management doctor, trains with Wilkins at BodyTech in Conyers and spends many mornings working out with former bodybuilder Etta Timmerman Shields at the tiny 24/7 gym on Brown Bridge Road in Covington. She said signing up for the competition earlier this year was the target she needed to step up her workouts. “I was working so hard and I felt I should do something with it,” she said. “When I met Etta, who had competed for 20 years, and told her, she really encouraged me and helped me pick out the place to start.” By signing on with the Lawrenceville-based SNBF, Marcum indicated a comfort level with the organization’s Christian-based, no-drug environment. “I wanted to compete with people who weren’t doing anything — diuretics or hardening agents or some supplements,” she said. “I want to be on a level playing field.


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