Obesity, which is linked to an increased risk of many serious illnesses and diseases, has been a public health problem for years. More than 42% of middle-aged adults between 40 and 59 years of age are obese, the age group with the highest obesity prevalence. As you age, your metabolism slows down and hormonal imbalances become a problem that changes the way the body breaks down fat.
While getting fit at 40 isn’t that easy, it’s not impossible, said Andrea Metcalf, a famous fitness trainer.
To find out how a person over 40 can maintain a healthy weight, Tempo has spoken 24/7 to people with years of experience in the fitness industry and reviewed several academic studies and medical reports.
1. It’s very important to build muscle.
2. 30 minutes a day is enough.
3. Go for a walk before and after a meal.
4. Take care of your thyroid.
5. Sleep more.
6. Consider supplements.
7. Eat a lot of produce.
8. Eat less at night.
9. Cut out sugar as much as you can.
10. Lay off the bread.