While those extra 5 pounds came off without a fight in your 20s, getting older means it takes a few more sit-ups or an extra half-mile to shed that weight.
It’s an unfair but scientifically proven fact: Losing weight becomes harder the older you get. However, that doesn’t mean that looking and feeling your best is by any means impossible.
To fight back against the signs of aging, creating a healthy regimen of nutrition-conscious dieting and exercise can help you say “so long” to bad scale days. For example, start weight training. Lifting weights can help counter your slowing metabolism caused by muscle loss. For more tips on how to stay trim in your golden years, click here.
Read Feel Good online and monthly in the magazine.