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40 Best Weight Loss Tricks for People Over 40

Best Life Logo By Alexander Breindel of Best Life | Slide 1 of 41: It's no secret that when you hit the big "four-o" shedding unwanted weight doesn't get any easier. In addition to a slowing metabolism and decreased muscle mass, "we aren't moving around as much, and perhaps we're no longer cooking as much for ourselves, or eating as much protein as we should be," says Susan Bowerman, a registered dietitian at Discover Good Nutrition.But that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. "We just need to be aware of these factors when choosing diet and fitness routines in order to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle," she says.So chin up, and read on—because we've reached out to scores of health and fitness experts and compiled here a full checklist of tricks, tips, and hacks for keeping your waistline in check after turning 40. And if you're looking for a great list of things you definitely shouldn’t do after your big birthday, check out these 40 Weight Loss "Secrets" That Don't Work.

40 Best Weight Loss Tricks for People Over 40

It's no secret that when you hit the big "four-o" shedding unwanted weight doesn't get any easier. In addition to a slowing metabolism and decreased muscle mass, "we aren't moving around as much, and perhaps we're no longer cooking as much for ourselves, or eating as much protein as we should be," says Susan Bowerman, a registered dietitian at Discover Good Nutrition.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. "We just need to be aware of these factors when choosing diet and fitness routines in order to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle," she says.

So chin up, and read on—because we've reached out to scores of health and fitness experts and compiled here a full checklist of tricks, tips, and hacks for keeping your waistline in check after turning 40. And if you're looking for a great list of things you definitely shouldn’t do after your big birthday, check out these 40 Weight Loss "Secrets" That Don't Work.

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