Weight loss is much easier for young people but the more you grow old, the tougher it becomes. Right from psyching yourself up, having a new exercise regime that does not affect the health adversely to planning on the right diet can be difficult. If you thought that losing weight is beyond you at this age, thing again! It is more important than ever before that you took upon yourself the task of losing weight as the health benefits are much greater and immediately noticeable.
Exercise is more important for seniors than others because it not only boosts your mood but also keeps some major illnesses at bay. The main problem is getting started especially if you suffer from joint pain, arthritis or heart diseases. Even if there are no such conditions, the very fact that weakening of muscles with age hamper your spirit. You fear, and it is natural, that you might injure yourself during exercise.
You need to get started by following some basic advice from your health care provider and fitness expert on:
Since your metabolism is at a low, compounded by other health complications, it is important to follow the instructions of your health care provider on maintaining optimal weight by shedding the extra. You would be helped in your effort by the following diet and eating habits’ modifications –
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