Seven years ago Christian never could have imagined that he would soon run a marathon or be seen by those around him as a motivated athlete. The road to becoming a fit, healthier version of himself was not always easy – but Christian succeeded and tells us here how he reinvented himself. 

“I feel much better in my body now.” 

I was a chubby kid, and over the years, I just kept putting on weight. In 2015 I got on the scale and had hit 180 kg. My son was four years old at the time. He was actually the one who inspired me. I didn’t want him to be ashamed of me. Plus, I wanted to be a good role model. 

“I was out of breath after climbing just three stairs.” 

When I decided to lose weight, I started with walks that gradually got longer and

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A reader recently asked me what changes I made to my diet and workout once I reached my 40s and 50s

Considering I’m still in my 30s at the time I’m writing this, that’s a tough question to answer without access to a time machine.

But it IS a good question.

So, how about I look into the future and guess what changes I might make to my diet and workout when I do eventually reach 40 and 50?

Let’s start with diet…

My Diet In The Future

In terms of my diet, I don’t see much change coming in the next few decades. In fact, I don’t foresee making a single major change.

Whether I’m 20, 30, 40, 50, or 150, I’m still going to be:

  • Eating an amount of calories that makes my body weight and body fat percentage do what I want it to do. As
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Do you work out at a public gym? If so, I bet this sounds familiar.

You have you planned workout ready to go. You know what exercises you’re going to do, what order you’re going to do them in, and what weights, machines, benches, squat racks, and other gym equipment you’re going to need to do them.

But then… it happens. Someone is using the equipment you need!

Son of a bitch.

What should you do now? Wait for them to finish? Skip that exercise and come back to it later in the workout? Replace it with another exercise?

I think the best way to answer this question is by giving you a breakdown of how I approach this super common scenario myself.

Ask How Many Sets They Have Left

The first thing I always do is ask the person how many sets they have left.

If you’re

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