As you age, certain processes in your body start to slow down. It can leave you not feeling your best physically or emotionally which is no good for you. You can combat these feelings by doing certain things, five of which are outlined here. There should be at least a few that anyone can work into their lifestyles. You can keep your youthful feelings at least to some extent if you put forth some effort.
- Loss of height, in the middle years, due to shrinkage, can to some extent be averted, or slowed down, by decompression therapies, such as yoga, or pilates.
- Muscle atrophy and fat accumulation are both common during middle age.
- Cardiovascular exercise combats both muscle atrophy and fat accumulation, besides being good for the heart.
“According to research published in 1999, men can expect to lose an inch of height between their 30th and 70th birthdays, while women lose two.”