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50 Amazing Over-40 Bodies

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 51: In your 20s, skipping that meal between breakfast and lunch and taking an occasional jog was enough to keep your body lean and healthy. Just a few decades later, however, passing by a bakery is all it takes to add another layer to that spare tire. The fact is, staying slim over 40 is no easy feat—in fact, researchers at the Institute of Nutritional Science in Giessen, Germany, found that, over an eight-year period, adult study subjects over 40 experienced a dip in total energy expenditure of up to 196.7 daily calories per decade, making it easy for those pounds to pile on and undeniably difficult to lose them.But just because you’re over 40 doesn’t mean that an ever-expanding waistline is a foregone conclusion. These ultra-fit celebrities over 40 prove that a great body has no age limit. So read on, and be inspired! And when you’re ready to take your workouts up a notch, try these 40 Great Exercises for Adding Muscle Over 40!

50 Amazing Over-40 Bodies

In your 20s, skipping that meal between breakfast and lunch and taking an occasional jog was enough to keep your body lean and healthy. Just a few decades later, however, passing by a bakery is all it takes to add another layer to that spare tire. The fact is, staying slim over 40 is no easy feat—in fact, researchers at the Institute of Nutritional Science in Giessen, Germany, found that, over an eight-year period, adult study subjects over 40 experienced a dip in total energy expenditure of up to 196.7 daily calories per decade, making it easy for those pounds to pile on and undeniably difficult to lose them.

But just because you’re over 40 doesn’t mean that an ever-expanding waistline is a foregone conclusion. These ultra-fit celebrities over 40 prove that a great body has no age limit. So read on, and be inspired! And when you’re ready to take your workouts up a notch, try these 40 Great Exercises for Adding Muscle Over 40!

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