100 x 40

100 things by the time he reaches 40.

071004_100x40.jpgOver at Anvil or Hammer, Mike has taken a very interesting approach to goal-setting (for strength, endurance and flexibility) - 100 things by the time he reaches 40. What should the final dozen be?

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Dietary Goals.The workout goals will be re-evaluated in a couple of weeks (12 weeks after starting), however there are a few dietary improvements I hope to make over the next couple of months. A number of changes have already been made, but to add to the list : Reduce alcohol consumption to 3 drinks per month Limit fried foods to 2 meals per week Limit consumption of red meat to 2 meals per week Reduce consumption of foods containing additives and preservatives Increase consumption of fruit/veg (the fruit is already quite reasonable, it's the lack of vegetation that I'm mainly looking to address) Reduce consumption of milk to under 3 pints per week (until quite recently I was drinking this amount daily) Eat more nuts and seeds The target date for the first four items is 1st July, with a deadline of 1st August for the remainder. Should be an interesting couple of months.
Mid-Term Goals.These are my primary goals for the mid-long term : Proportional strength - improved strength ratios for hamstrings/quads, legs/bodyweight, front/back Symmetrical strength - muscles on right side of body equal in strength to those on left Core strength and stability Increased flexibility
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