The jig is up. We’ve hit (or have already passed) the chronological milestone, the big 4-0. No longer can we order anything off the menu, indulge in a little junk food, or tie one on and not expect to pay a price the next day. More than ever, we now have to pay attention to what we eat, drink and do. Not to depress you, but there are a lot of changes that happen after 40 beyond a sluggish metabolism and a sudden need for reading glasses. There’s the good, the bad and the downright ugly as pointed out in BEST LIFE ONLINE’S article 40 Ways Your Body Changes After 40.
With some of these changes, we have to work harder at getting and staying in shape – and not because we want our 20 something bodies back, but mostly because we want to be at our healthiest, prevent or recover from sprains and pains, and to keep up with our more active friends. Eating healthy and exercising our bodies become more important than ever, but in a mad rush world, we all know it isn’t easy to do this ALL the time. Life gets in the way and so do those relentless hormones making us crave those unrefined, empty carbs like pizza crust and cookie dough. And who doesn’t like a French baguette with their wine? But for those women who forge through life, getting in their twelve servings of fruits and veggies a day and finding being at the gym their ‘happy place’, then kudos to you! And I mean it!
Not to worry. Wherever we are with our daily diet and exercise routine, we could always benefit by learning more with articles like these below.
BODY BUILDING: What the Heck is Tabata Training? (A must read if you hate long workouts)
FITNESS MERCOLA: Getting Fit After 40
HEALTH: 10 Exercises for People in Pain
HEALTHLINE: 12 Best Free Workout Videos for Women
LIFEHACK: If You Hate to Workout, This Will Probably Change Your Mind
LIFE SCIENCE: The Truth about Walking 10,000 Steps a Day (A read for Fitbit junkies)
LIVESTRONG: Can You Get Your Body Back After 50
MAYO CLINIC: Walking to Improve Your Health (Get a dog if you don’t have one 💗)
OPRAH: If You Hate Exercise, This is For You
PREVENTION: Fitness Women Over 50
PREVENTION: 13 Ways to Lose Weight After 50
SHAPE: Tabata, the 4-minute Fat Burning Workout
SIXTY AND ME: Stay Strong After 60
THE GUARDIAN: How to Get Fit After 40
THE INSIDER: 9 Exercises For Those Who Hate Working Out
TOTAL BEAUTY: 6 Facial Yoga Poses You Can Do Instead of A Facelift
VERY WELL FIT: Fitness Tips For Women Over 50
WEB MD: Older People Must Work Out More to Keep Muscles
WIKIHOW: Work Out at Home
AGING CARE: 10 Tips for a Healthy Diet After 50
A HEALTHY YOU: Healthy Eating Over 50
CHEAT SHEET: Foods You Should Never Eat Over 50 (Pickles?! Nooooo…)
EAT THIS: 50 Best Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism
EVERYDAY HEALTH: Over 50? Add These Foods to Your Diet
FAMILY FRESH MEALS: Over 50 Healthy Work Lunchbox Ideas
HEALTH: 50 Best Weight Loss Foods
HEALTH LINE: Natural Remedies for Perimenopause
HEALTHFULLY: Eating Healthy Over 40
HEALTHY AND NATURAL WORLD: Supplements & Natural Remedies for Menopause
LOVE TO KNOW: Natural Vitamins for Perimenopause
ONE DISH KITCHEN: Recipes for Empty Nesters
PREVENTION: Best Foods For Women Over 40
PREVENTION: Best Supplements After Menopause
TASTE OF HOME: 47 Dinner Recipes for Empty Nesters
THE ACTIVE TIMES: Crucial Diet Changes Women Over 50 Must Make
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