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Hi everyone, I'm 57 and I've always been active and fit but it's getting harder to stay that way. I've recently started CrossFit, which is very intensive. I haven't exercised so hard for over 20 years, and although I'm managing to keep up, it sometimes takes 3 or 4 days to recover from a workout.

I don't want to 'Bulk-up'. I need to be stronger, but I need to keep speed and endurance - any ideas?

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Welcome to mg! Have you had

Welcome to mg! Have you had blood work done? That's a good start in order to find out where you health markers are at (e.g., test free and total, estradiol, liver enzymes etc...).

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Welcome.... Blaster asked a

Welcome.... Blaster asked a great question. Honestly, if I was in your position I would consider testosterone replacement therapy. Give a peak... https://musclegurus.com/forum/anabolic-steroids/trt-forum

 

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Welcome to MG! X2 with the

Welcome to MG! X2 with the two guys above.

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Another forum area you may

Another forum area you may find of interest is the Over 40 section - https://musclegurus.com/forum/training-nutrition-and-diet/over-40-years

 

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Over 40 Section

Thanks for pointing me at the over 40's section. I read your thread on Anavar for older men, it was very interesting - I think that could be the gear for me?

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Testosterone must be the base

Testosterone must be the base to every cycle. If you're considering var as an oral only cycle that's a no go brother. 

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Welcome and X2 with SF! The

Welcome and X2 with SF! The over 40 section is where all the cool people hangout

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We all have "Bad Motherfucker

We all have "Bad Motherfucker" on our wallets  

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Welcome bro! CrossFit can be

Welcome bro! CrossFit can be rough on you & especially after 40. Some good BJJ training would be helpful. As far as strength, you can’t beat pushups, pull-ups & dips added to your gym routine imo.

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BJJ Training

I've just watched some BJJ training videos, it looks pretty hardcore.

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It can be. If you have a good

It can be. If you have a good place around you, just stop in a watch them. I know plenty over 40 that do it for stress relief & to stay in shape. It’s really fun!