You’re not as young as you once were, and you’re still looking for an exercise routine that works. Or maybe you think you’re too old to bother. Not so much. It’s never too late in life to get started. The key is be to start small and work yourself up. Something as simple as the following is all you need to get started: Stand in front of a chair, arms forward at shoulder level. Inhale as you bend at the knees, and lower yourself as if you were going to sit down — just enough to touch the chair.
- Scientists have identified 45 as the age at which our bodies start going rapidly down hill.
- People who do nothing to halt the body’s natural decline around this age are at much greater risk of obesity, diabetes, heart problems, stroke, and cancer.
- Follow these easy tips to keep your body in tip top shape well beyond age 45.
The scientists discovered that although men reaching 45 are more prone to the fitness slump, it’s also a landmark for women.
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