From an Overly Simple Beginning

by Fred

I am 66 yrs. old. I think I would be described as someone who is in good shape for his age. I'm not one of those giants or muscle heads. I'm just in good shape (for my age as I said).

Of all things, it was a small exercise book that got me started about 10 years ago. It was by Joyce Verdan and I can't remember the correct name, but it was something like Living Well, or something like that. She advocated exercising at home and only using dumbbells. All the exercises used the same weight and only required small amounts of equipment. Dumbbells and a flat bench. It got me hooked and now I'm a huge advocate of Clarence Bass and also follow Logan. My exercises are much more varied and my equipment has gotten a little more intricate (squat rack, barbells, etc) but that was my start. I feel good and am young at heart as well as body. Don't quit. Keep it simple. Read all you can. I'm just a beginner compared to some but I sure am doing OK.

Fred from Nashville

Fred's back . . .

Well, guys and gals thanks to folks like Logan, Dave Draper, Clarence Bass, Joyce Vedral and Ellington Darden, to name a few, I've decided to start my own eblog. Don't laugh too loud. I actually wrote a short sentence or 2 about a year ago. I call my little blog fred'sexercise for mature guys.

I'm just an average guy. Not an athlete, not genetically gifted. I've been following Logan and others for several years. It inspires me. I've been exercising about 10 years and am in good shape for my age. I was hoping a few folks would read my blog. exercise has saved my butt. I don't plan on stopping. As Logan indicates you need to constantly be evaluating and modifying your routine as you become more "mature." Anyway let me know what you think. Thanks,

Fred from nashville

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Jul 13, 2010
by: Anonymous

darn it ! i goofed. joyce's last name is Vedral! sorry to get that wrong, especially, since her books were such a great influence on getting me off my butt and exercising.
Fred from Nashville

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