Synopses & Reviews
As people reach their fifties, the bodys metabolism slows. Without a change in eating or exercise habits, its common to put on weight and become less able to perform routine physical activities. Fit at Fifty and Beyond provides practical suggestions for eating and exercise that help readers look and feel better as the years go by. Beginning with a discussion of how evolution made it possible for humans to store energy efficiently which translates into weight gain as we age the authors spell out a strategy for eating and exercising wisely. Sample recipes translate the guidelines into healthy and delicious meals, while the chapters on exercise offer tips on choosing an exercise program that corresponds with each individuals personality and favorite activities. By taking these simple steps as early as possible, readers can stave off or even prevent many of the effects of aging.