Exercise at any age is important for both the body and the mind, and to maintain good health. This is especially important as you get older for increased Energy and stamina, better weight control, reduced stress, and improved sleep.
However, losing weight and exercising for 40 plus people can be a lot easier to do than most people think. An important part of losing weight is diet which is one of the best ways to prevent rising levels of fat in the body. This is more common when you are over 40 as the metabolism starts to slow down. Therefore, you do not need to eat as much as you once did to maintain the same level of health and wellness.
Having a healthy diet does not mean that you need to deny yourself of the things you love, in fact not giving yourself a few treats you enjoy drinking, eating and doing can have a long term detrimental effect on your dieting because you will soon get bored of things that you do not enjoy.
One of the best ways to be healthy is to make sure you build good rewards into your health and diet program for the long term. The more you do, the better you’ll feel – and you won’t to feel bad for having to say ‘no’ to everything.
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