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2017/12/14 15:13:36 (permalink)
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How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s?

Just curious as I'm coming up to the big 40. I certainly feel different to when I was 18!
 
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    dazzz
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/14 16:24:19 (permalink)
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    a lot of this will be very individual. Im in my 30s and i'm fitter than i was in my 20s but that is because of a lifestyle change and nothing to do with getting older, so the same can happen the opposite way round with people moving into their 40s and becoming less active

      




     
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    Floydy.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/14 16:57:20 (permalink)
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    Naturally you are going to be fitter at 18 than you are at 40.
    In terrm of strength, you will be stronger at 40 as you have had all those years to build on it, for those who build.

    Personally the above rang true with me. When you hit 50 it all begins to go downhill. Rapidly.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/14 17:02:08 (permalink)
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    Can't mention on 40s as I'm coming up to 32 myself, but what I can say is since 29 onwards I've felt far worse a lot of the time, in terms of tiredness, sex drive etc, possibly just down to life stress, and I do keep trying to believe it's due to that, but part of me is concerned those massive highs I had in my twenties all the way up until 28 have disappeared now, unfortunate but that's life I guess, or maybe I can find a way to re kindle those feelings I had during my 20s when I almost always felt good, happy and constantly thinking about sex.


    I have tried all the stress management techniques, and while they help, the fact of the matter is, stress is a part of life, and it cannot be eliminated and only managed, which leads me to believe these feelings are just part of aging.

    And I'm sure, as above it's pretty individual how these kinds of things effect people differently.

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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/27 23:36:25 (permalink)
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    I have found fat loss is harder and over all power is better .
     
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/27 23:45:01 (permalink)
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    I turn 50 on Friday and feel great, I really didn't notice much of a difference from my 30's to 40 until 45.It seemed like at 45 my joint pain increased overnight but continue to work out 5 days a week and do cardio every other day. I just accept the fact that age is only a number and I can not reverse years of wear and tear so I just deal with it and my best investment I ever made was a hot tub. I refuse to take pain medicine and have taught myself to turn pain into a positive force......Mul

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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/28 00:25:59 (permalink)
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    Definitely less tolerant and more grumpy

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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/28 03:58:22 (permalink)
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    Can't mention on 40s as I'm coming up to 32 myself, but what I can say is since 29 onwards I've felt far worse a lot of the time, in terms of tiredness, sex drive etc, possibly just down to life stress, and I do keep trying to believe it's due to that, but part of me is concerned those massive highs I had in my twenties all the way up until 28 have disappeared now, unfortunate but that's life I guess, or maybe I can find a way to re kindle those feelings I had during my 20s when I almost always felt good, happy and constantly thinking about sex.

    I have tried all the stress management techniques, and while they help, the fact of the matter is, stress is a part of life, and it cannot be eliminated and only managed, which leads me to believe these feelings are just part of aging.

    And I'm sure, as above it's pretty individual how these kinds of things effect people differently.



    Sounds like its time to get that red convertible mate!
     
     
    dirtyvest
    Definitely less tolerant and more grumpy



    LOL well that's me fcuked then in the next few years. Missus can't stand me now!
     
     
    As for turning 40 I for one am still firmly in the 'it won't happen to me' camp.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/28 09:56:31 (permalink)
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    dirtyvest
    Definitely less tolerant and more grumpy

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    That does pass. Reach 50 and you tend not to give a fvck about anything for a quiet life.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/31 00:44:03 (permalink)
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    40 to 45 - as fit as you'll ever be. 46 to 50 - it starts to decline, aches and pains get worse, old injuries resurface, easier to get fat, harder to get ripped, you feel generally a lot less athletic.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2017/12/31 01:09:31 (permalink)
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    40 to 45 - as fit as you'll ever be. 46 to 50 - it starts to decline, aches and pains get worse, old injuries resurface, easier to get fat, harder to get ripped, you feel generally a lot less athletic.

    Can't beat that as a nutshell philosophy.
    Dead right bud.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/01/15 21:01:41 (permalink)
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    41 next month and feel the same as 31 to be fair. I’ve had plenty of injuries come and go over the years but right now training is awesome. But I did take a year of to heal up and best decision I made. It was not nice loosing muscle size and my general shape changing. Been back at gym for 5 months and gained it all back and look so much better. AAS are used I will add to help things along with good diet. Happy days.

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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/01/15 23:47:42 (permalink)
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    I'm just coming up to 30 and while I'm the strongest I've ever been everything is starting to creak! It's the mileage rather than the years I guess, I need to slow down and get an office job.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/01/16 06:27:59 (permalink)
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    47 and fitter than I was in my 30,s, and in a lot less pain with the back (touch wood)
     
    Im a lot older and WISER than I was in my 30s and have learned what I can and cant do and have learned how to train around problems with the back and how to avoid more shoulder issues. Im not saying I am now invincible and don't have issues, I just read what my body is saying better than I did in my 30s. Ive seen a good sports physio, she has helped me see the error in my ways, something I never did in my 30,s.
     
    Diet and training are now sorted, that's down to getting advice and info from this site, id struggled with diet in my 30,s. Im not saying I ate bad, just wrong.
     
    Recovery is longer, hence now I train every other day, its working well.
     
    To sum up, simply wiser and more educated.
     
    Niggles can always return, but now train a bit cleverer, so hopefully will keep on top.
     
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/01/16 06:49:20 (permalink)
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    Floydy.
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    40 to 45 - as fit as you'll ever be. 46 to 50 - it starts to decline, aches and pains get worse, old injuries resurface, easier to get fat, harder to get ripped, you feel generally a lot less athletic.

    Can't beat that as a nutshell philosophy.
    Dead right bud.

    I agree that shifting fat is more difficult, I feel I need to train harder and be more careful with what I eat. Doubt next Christmas I will make such a pig of myself.
     
    There has to be some acceptance though, maybe?, which I find DIFFICULT. As we get older maybe we need to realize that chiselled physiques are far far away from what some can achieve, but some do manage it. (I want to be one of those lol)
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/02/22 03:10:33 (permalink)
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    Recovery is the difference.
    In your teens you can function in 2h sleep: go to school, play football, lift, party with friends and repeat.
    In your 20's you need need 6h.
    in your 30's you need more sleep, better nutrition and you pick and choose where your energy is used
    In your 40 you can't **** around with the quality of your sleep, hopefully ave learned to eat and nourish properly and by now shoudl have an idea of how to train.
    You can still keep making gains but you have to pick and choose where your resources will be used.
    That's it.
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    Re: How different do you feel in your 40s vs your 30s? 2018/03/06 03:29:11 (permalink)
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    Feel like I got hit by the F#ck truck and it just kept going. 
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    post edited by Medic - 2018/03/06 03:38:50
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