You cannot take your body for granted, especially when you reach your 50s. At this age, many of your body's natural prowess - strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and mobility - are already gaining momentum on the downward slide. Furthermore, the body's built-in calorie burning mechanism, the metabolism, begins to really slow down. All these declines become most evident in the rising number on the weighing scale and an expanding waistline.
Weight gain is more than just a vanity issue; it is also a health issue, especially at age 50. As important as it is to maintain an ideal weight in your golden years, it is also extra challenging due to all the psychological declines happening in the body. All hope is not lost though! Even if you have spent the majority of your adult life as a couch potato, you can still give your lifestyle a makeover, shed access pounds and reach an optimal weight. However, because your body is not the same as when you were in your 20s and 30s, losing weight in your 50s requires a different approach. You need to learn and understand specific physiological and dietary requirements for your age, as well as the limitations and restrictions. Depending on your current fitness level and health condition, there are also precautions you have to keep in mind.
This guide will give you all the essential information needed to kick-start your metabolism and melt off the extra pounds. You will learn the science of the aging process, how it affects weight loss, and what you can do to offset it. All the best workout and dietary tips are made available to you, in a straight forward fashion, without all the fuss and complicated details.
All it takes now is for you to muster up the determination and put in the effort. You are never too old to start losing weight, because you deserve better health and improved quality of life!