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These 40 Fit Celebrities Over 40 Will Inspire You to Hit the Gym

Prevention Logo By Gretchen Lidicker of Prevention | Slide 1 of 41: Staying fit after 40 isn't easy. In fact, losing weight gets harder once you hit your 40s because your metabolism slows down and lower estrogen levels can cause insulin sensitivity, which can increase your cravings for unhealthy foods. The way you lost weight in your 20s and 30s just doesn't work anymore either, but dropping those stubborn pounds isn't impossible. Allow these fit female celebrities over 40 inspire you to rethink the way you move and eat.

Staying fit after 40 isn't easy. In fact, losing weight gets harder once you hit your 40s because your metabolism slows down and lower estrogen levels can cause insulin sensitivity, which can increase your cravings for unhealthy foods. The way you lost weight in your 20s and 30s just doesn't work anymore either, but dropping those stubborn pounds isn't impossible. Click through the slideshow above for fit female celebrities over 40 who'll inspire you to rethink the way you move and eat.

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