How 56-year-old Dane lost 40lbs in 4 Months (Case Study)

Written by: Paige Balduzzi,

B.A. - Journalism & Mass Communication

Community & Branding Manager, The Fit Father Project

Written by: Paige Balduzzi,

B.A. - Journalism & Mass Communication

Community & Branding Manager, The Fit Father Project

Fit Father Dane stumbled upon the Fit Father Project in September of 2018. Dane was overweight, frustrated, and pre-diabetic. He had a 33% body fat.

Dane Before“I was fat and unhealthy,” explains Dane.

“My knees could feel every step of my overweight body. I was embarrassed to take off my snug extra-large shirts and I was worried I would never make it to see my grandkids.”

Dane, like thousands of other men around the world, assumed that gaining weight and losing their health were both inevitable after the age of 50.

“I started searching online for ‘fitness programs for men in their 50s,” says Dane.

“At the time I was 54 and at that age, you know your body reacts differently to things. Your metabolism is slower. You can’t work out the same way you did when you were in your 20s.”

Dane found the Fit Father Project website and read through the research-proven programs, the founder’s story, and the countless, life-changing, Fit Father testimonials.

And when he was finished reading, Dane joined the Brotherhood.

The Proven Weight Loss Program for Men

FF30X is the world’s first weight loss program designed exclusively for men over 40.

The 30-day online, science-backed plan includes simple meals, time-efficient workouts, daily accountability, and a Members-Only community.

“The Fit Father 30X Program is really straight forward,” states Dane.

“I liked the backstory of how Dr. Balduzzi (the FFP Founder) started the Fit Father Project after losing his own father.”

“It was clear from the beginning that the Fit Father Team genuinely wanted to help me and other guys my age.”

1 Month – 15lbs Lighter

The weight loss journey is different for every Fit Father depending on the amount of weight they need to lose, the unhealthy habits they need to break, and how closely they stick to the program.

Members can expect weight loss varying from 5 to 20 pounds in their first month on the Fit Father programs.

Dane 1 month

Fast & Long-Lasting Results

“The Fit Father programs are balanced and easy to follow,” says Dane.

“With the flexible workouts and simple meals, I can keep progressing even when I’m on the road traveling for work. In four months, I lost 40lbs. My health numbers are great.

I’m seeing muscle definition and I have a constant boost of energy. My confidence is really high now. I’m no longer self-conscious of my gut or my overall weight.

I never thought this was possible at my age. I can confidently say my success could not have happened without the Fit Father Project.”

Dane 40 lbs
Dane 55 years old
Fit Fathers are consistently reminded that good health is about more than just the number on the scale. Being an overall healthy human is measured in many ways.

Non-Scale Victories

In the Fit Father Brotherhood, Non-Scale Victories (or NSVs) are celebrated often. NSVs are the positive experiences that show progress in the weight loss journey without a scale.

Fit Father Members experience NSVs like decreased body fat percentages, clothes fitting better, stopping their medication intake and increased energy to play with their kids.

Dane 6 month numbers

Fit Father Brotherhood

When you start your Fit Father 30X program, you get instant access to the Members-Only group.

Inside the group, Members share progress, ask questions, and support one another throughout their journey.

“The Fit Father Members-Only group is the most grounding and steady reminder to stay on track,” says Dane.

“Inside the group, I can interact with other Fit Fathers around the world.
Communicating with the other guys reminds me that I am not on this journey alone.

I feel like I am part of the Fit Father Team now. I’ve made great friends. I share my successes and struggles so I can support my brothers.”

Dane 1 year

Old School Muscle

Dane OSMAfter Fit Father Project Members complete the fat loss programs and hit their goal weight, they have the opportunity to start Old School Muscle.

OSM is the proven muscle building program for men over 50.

Fit Father Dane started OSM in 2019 with a goal to gain muscle mass.

“I am increasingly driven to sculpt my body in a way that most 55-year-olds will never do,” explains Dane.

As a man over 50 these Fit Father programs provide a structure that works with my body and has given me great results.”

Healthy Living

The overall goal of the Fit Father programs is to educate and empower men over 40 to lose weight, gain muscle and be healthy for themselves and their family.

Thousands of men, just like you, have been massively successful by following these step-by-step Fit Father programs.

“The Fit Father programs have given me a new healthy lifestyle,” explains Dane.

“I’ve learned how to make good eating choices and exercise in a way that I never get injured, but I still see results.

Joining the Fit Father Brotherhood has been completely transformational for me. This program works!”

Summary: 4 lessons you can learn from Dane’s success

Lesson #1: You can lose weight and gain muscle after 50. Before joining the Fit Father Brotherhood Dane believed it was not possible for him to get healthy at his age.

But by following the Fit Father programs Dane proved that theory wrong. Dane lost 40lbs and packed on lean muscle at 55. You can too!

Lesson #2: You can see weight loss results without following a strict diet or performing extreme workouts.

As you age your body changes, making it crucial to follow a program that is designed for you. The Fit Father programs were created exclusively for busy men over 40.

Lesson #3: Weight loss does not take years! Dane lost 40lbs in 4 months by following the Fit Father programs. His first 15lbs dropped off after one month.

You can see results like Dane. All you have to do is follow the step-by-step proven program.

Lesson #4: The best health is holistic. As a man over 40, your goal should be to have overall good health. Optimal health that includes a low body fat percentage, lean muscle, no pain, no medication, energy, confidence, and a healthy number on the scale.

Dane Before and After
If you’re ready to get healthy, join the Fit Father 30X program today!

I hope to see your journey updates VERY soon,

Paige Balduzzi B.A. - Journalism & Mass Communication

Community & Branding Manager, The Fit Father Project

Paige has a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication, with experience in public relations and community outreach.

She joined the Fit Father Project in August 2018 as the Community Manager, connecting Members, sharing success stories, and helping each Fit Father create their new healthy lifestyle.

Paige is happily married to Dr. Balduzzi. Together they parent their fluffy fur baby, Luna.

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*Please know that weight loss results & health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual; you may not achieve similar results. Always consult with your doctor before making health decisions. This is not medical advice – simply very well-researched info on Dane's weight loss journey.

Written by: Paige Balduzzi,

B.A. - Journalism & Mass Communication

Community & Branding Manager, The Fit Father Project

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