weight loss after 50

Lose Weight—and Keep It Off for Good

Posted on 07/19/2014 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionObesity is on the rise in the United States. In fact, almost 70 percent of American adults are considered overweight.  And that’s not good. Being overweight can contribute to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain cancers — ailments that range from debilitating to disabling to fatal. 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 …

‘Biggest Loser’s’ Joe Faces His ‘Makeover Reveal’

Posted on 03/8/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThe following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. WEEK 10 – “MAKEOVER REVEAL” “Success … to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or redeemed social condition … this is to have succeeded” … Ralph Waldo Emerson. Week 10′s episode, “Makeover Reveal”, provided stunning evidence of the very essence of the word: renovate … restore … reinvigorate … refresh …

The 50% Solution to Weight Loss After 50 (and Before the Holidays!)

Posted on 11/16/2012 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionLosing weight and getting back in shape isn’t always easy after 50. But I learned something new a few years ago after packing on almost 15 (and counting) post-menopausal pounds: it’s far from impossible. What’s more, I found a three-part solution that works: establish an achievable goal eat less move more Simple! A plan to lose weight or start a fitness program can be stymied before you even start if it seems too difficult to do. Like most of us, …