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Lose Weight-and Keep It Off for Good
Posted By Barbara Hannah Grufferman On July 19, 2014 @ 11:26 pm In Be Your Best | No Comments
Obesity is on the rise in the United States. In fact, almost 70 percent of American adults are considered overweight.
And that’s not good.
What steps can we take in our own lives to stop this dangerous trend? It’s simple: Eat less – and move your body more.
I turned 50 a few years back – seven years ago to be exact – and as I watched those postmenopausal pounds creeping up, I knew I had to take action.
So I started to walk.
Then I began running.
Push-ups became part of my daily life, and I embarked on a healthful eating program built around small, nutritious meals every two or three hours.
The combination of moving my body every day and eating less was all it took. At 57, I’m fitter than I’ve ever been. And if I – a natural-born sloth – can do it, you can, too!
So, starting today, try putting these tips into action:
Some more worthwhile action items for you to consider:
Remember, we can’t control getting older, but we can control how we do it!
For more tips on living your best life, look inside The Best of Everything After 50: The Experts’ Guide to Style, Sex, Health, Money and More , and subscribe to The Best of Everything After 50  video series on AARP’s YouTube Channel.
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