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Training output for older lifters

What level of training output do you recommend for older lifters?

Train as hard as you are able or as hard as you want according to your limitations.

Many of over-40 gym members train with an intensity that is agreeable, healthy and sufficient for maintenance. They are light years ahead of their neighbors. Through my 40s-60s, I trained with heightened senses to blast it most every set without explosions and devastation to the surrounding real estate. That is to say, I applied the intelligence of warming up; I moved continually but without haste; I grasped the weights and assume my lifting position precisely to protect the prickly joints and other odds and ends, and proceeded lifting with cautious aggressiveness until red lights come on.

I would then regroup, oxygenize and move on with attention and resolve. I want all I can get without breaking (this is a lifelong goal too).

Excuse me… I counted 10 “I”s in that paragraph, hopefully to make a point.

Dave