|This shot was taken of Alan just before his first workout after a full
one-year layoff due to a massive heart attack and emergency surgery resulting in five
bypasses. The year layoff was due to not only the heart attack and surgery but also
complications from various medicines, having pneumonia, flu, irregular heartbeats,
increased blood pressure, and other complications.
Admittedly some size was lost as was a considerable amount of strength. Definition was definitely not retained. Still for someone headed toward 56 years of age, natural bodybuilding allowed a certain degree of bodybuilding shape to be retained.