Tom Flynn

Age: 70

Hometown: Bridgeport, CT

Occupation: Law Enforcement, Retired

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Tom Flynn has been on a lifelong mission to train and improve himself, beginning when he started lifting weights in high school, through his semi-pro baseball career and his career in law enforcement, to today when he still hits the gym four days per week at age 70.

It started when I was a freshman in high school. I got a broken leg playing basketball with a pro boxer. The guy knocked me down and I hit a boulder in the court — an unpaved court. It gave me time to start reading about my health and researching. I started lifting weights and a supplement program, such as it was in those days: protein, multivitamin, that sort of thing. I’ve kept up my supplement program and amplified it with Basis.

I went into the police department. We took a couple of teams out to the Police and Fire Games. I medaled there. I set a couple of state records originally in the deadlift and squat. I moved up to national competitions. I set the world record for the 50-year-old 220 pound weight class in Washington, D.C., in 1996.

I came across an article about Elysium. I said, let me look at this because of the credibility of the founder and his work at MIT. I was buoyed by the idea that these people had confidence in the research and were proficient in it. That’s what brought me to Elysium. I take my two Basis capsules every day. That’s the first thing I take every morning.

I’m still learning at 70. I didn’t expect that. I thought I’d just grow jaded about everything. But that’s not the way I feel.

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