50 Cent's "Formula 50" Workout Plan Is About A "Shift In Lifestyle" [Video]

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By Rob Markman (@RobMarkman)

While 50 Cent has always prided himself on his music, his efforts have extended far outside the studio and into Hollywood, the fashion world and the gym. Who could forget the chiseled frame Fif showed off in his breakout 2003 video for "In da Club"? Now, the G-Unit juggernaut is offering tips on how to achieve a fit physique in his new book "Formula 50."

"For me, it's being able to offer what I paid for with having nutritionists and personal trainers travel with me and keep me in shape at different points," 50 told MTV News of his new book just moments before he began to sign copies at a New York Barnes & Noble.

50 Cent's 'Formula 50' Workout Plan Is About A 'Shift In Lifestyle'

The book lays out a six-week workout and nutrition plan, but 50 warns that the book only lays out the guidelines. It can't do the workout for you. "It's a shift in lifestyle. If they don't actually make the adjustments to sustain it, if they just do it temporarily then they should expect to go back to the actual physical state they're when they start," he said.

50 admitted that his weight has fluctuated throughout his career, like when he forced himself to lose 54 pounds to play Deon, an ailing cancer patient in his 2011 film "All Things Fall Apart." The rapper admits that even when he derails from his workout track he experiences ill results. "I start looking like security, so you gotta work your way back down," he joked. "You see some artists that put on weight and they look like the Hulk instead of the guy that came to actually perform the song."

Fif remembers adopting the regimen that he outlines shortly after the release of his 2005 LP The Massacre because the rigorous demands of life on the road began to weigh heavy. "I travel so much, I was in different territories, sometimes foreign countries you're not comfortable with their cuisine so you stick to what you know; fast food," he explained. "It's just some of the things that I've picked up that are really effective and that I know are proven fact of being the actual right way of doing things."

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anastasia aka warrior princess Comment by anastasia aka warrior princess on January 18, 2013 at 10:35pm
I was at the NJ signing. I felt so rushed I didn't even get to give 50 a good look. To be honest, it was only a few hours ago and I couldn't even tell you what he had on. The line moved extremely fast. You usually have time to talk about the book with the author at book signings. I am going to try to the plan. Does anyone know where we can go with questions about the plan?
Comment by Emmanuel Leke on January 18, 2013 at 6:35am
Lol Fif funny ishit
Comment by Takyla (Tiki) Robinson on January 17, 2013 at 7:34pm
Ima check the book out. Anything I can learn about pertaining to healh, fitness, workouts and just different ways and perspectives of doing things I like to read to help myself out.
Comment by NEWSKULL on January 17, 2013 at 4:44am
lmao @looking like "The Hulk" ... he is making fun of Dr. Dre
Comment by Lord cezar on January 16, 2013 at 10:47pm
hahaha #THESHIFT #TAKEOVER
Comment by juan on January 16, 2013 at 9:17pm
I WENT TO THIS ONE TODAY AND SPOKE TO 50! HE LAUGHED I WAS THE 4TH PERSON IN LINE AND WE CHATTED AS SOME OLDER GUY WAS CAUGHT UP WHERE TO GO SO I GOT MORE TIME WITH FIF I TOLD HIM I CANT WAIT TILL RICKY ROSS GETS THE DEATH BLOW LAMO HE DID HIS LAUGH. I WAS WITH SOME PEOPLE I MET THERE SHOUT OUT TO IRVING AND STAN AND GABRIEL.LET ME KNOW IF ANYONE WANTS TO SEE SOME MORE PICS I HAVE ON MY PHONE A I CAN UPLOAD ON FACEBOOK IF U GET AT ME REAL TALK! HE WAS A COOL HUMBLE DUDE AND SHOWED HIS FANS MUCH LOVE!! THE OTHER THREAD ABOUT THE GIRL IN VEGAS?? IDK WHY SHE THOUGHT 50 WAS TRIPPING OR SECURITY BECAUSE THESE TWO CHICKS IN FRONT OF ME GOT WHAT THEY WANTED LOL
Comment by LadyTruth®™ on January 16, 2013 at 9:01pm
Book Is The Bomb! I love it!
Comment by Sasha E on January 16, 2013 at 8:27pm
Love Ceaser!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ-pENR3fQo … Download Link: http://www.sharebeast.com/bt6y43n2quu1 @Sasha_eckersley SHARE, DOWNLOAD...LISTEN
Comment by BIG SOUTH DA GREAT on January 16, 2013 at 8:05pm
Got to get DAT book
Comment by Peter Skotta on January 16, 2013 at 7:50pm
Workout + Diet + Consistency = Fit Physique. No secret to it. Just discipline. It really is a lifestyle. You have to eat a certain way and fit workouts into your schedule most of the week.



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