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We count ourselves among the baby boomers flocking to the gyms seeking health, wellness and fitness in spite of the biological clock.  Although injuries and slowing metabolisms are obstacles in our path, we have the ability to make choices.

Richard clearly made a choice of fitness during his competitive days which can be seen in a new DVD produced by GMV productions.  Check out the website, http://www.gmv.com.au/default.asp?pageid=products&template=PRODUCTCAT&catid=30&prodid=1253&site=1 for further details on how to order a copy of “Richard Baldwin, Super Tape.”


While many of you may enjoy seeing Richard during his contest peak, others are interested in what this almost 60-year-old looks like now after recovering from having had four surgeries in 4 years.  To learn how Richard trained and dieted and sneak a peak at a photo Diane took of Richard while on vacation in Maui, please check out our latest Bodybuilding for Baby Boomers article, http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/babyboom78.htm.



Baby Boomer Quick Tips and Facts

Baby Boomers fill gyms to capacity levels where industry experts note that seniors are the fastest growing segment of the health club population.  People over the age of 55 account for 17% of gym members.  Currently 10.2 million gym members are over the age of 55, compared with 4.9 million in 1998 and 1.8 million in 1993. 



Protein and exercise help promote fat loss according to Dr. Donald Layman, professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Illinois.

Reduced calorie diets, high in protein were compared to reduced calorie diets high in carbohydrates, with both research groups utilizing and exercise program.  Dr. Layman states, “There’s an additive, interactive effect when a protein-rich diet is combined with exercise.  The two work together to correct body composition; dieters lose more weight, and they lose fat, not muscle.”

WebMD.  August 2005


Senate passes a bill restricting cold medicines in an effort to curb the production of methamphetamine.    Products such as Sudafed and Nyquil will be placed behind pharmacy counters and consumers will be required to show ID, sign logs and be limited to 7.5 grams with a 30 day period.  Computer systems will be used to track consumers that attempt to make purchases at multiple store locations, according to Senators Dianne Feinstein and Jim Talent.

Reuters.  September 9, 2005


Statistics on plastic surgery show 64% of those seeking surgery are under the age of 50.  71% make less than 60,000 per year.  According to Dr. Ted Grossbart at Harvard University people that come in for surgery with realistic expectations usually get the desired results.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  September 2005.


Train hard, train smart and make it a legendary week!

Richard and Diane








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