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5 Tricks to Losing Fat Over 40 When You Sit All Day

As women over 40, we are battling a slowing metabolism, hormonal imbalances and stress from having too much to do and not enough time to do it. Add in sitting all day and we increase our risk for obesity, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels (Laskowski, E. 2018).

However, there are ways to avoid developing chronic diseases from a sedentary lifestyle. Here are 5 tricks to lose fat over 40 when you sit all day:

  1. Increase your NEAT

    It stands for non-exercise activity thermogenesis, so we’ll just call it NEAT. NEAT is any movement that is not sleeping, eating or organized physical activities such as jogging. Little movements can add up to big results! Just standing 2 hours a day can add up to an extra fat loss of up to 10 pounds per year. Some examples of increasing NEAT are standing, walking the floor of your office, walking outside, taking the stairs or even better, doing “deskercise” which...
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Advice to Women Over 40: Know Your Hormones

When you are over 40, the worst thing you can do is ignore the role your hormones play in how you lookthink and feel.

But I get it, you certainly don’t receive training in school on the role your hormones play in menstruation, having children and your actual quality of life.

If you are experiencing symptoms such as unexplained weight gain, insomnia, anxiety or moodiness, we are told to eat less, exercise more and given a prescription.  

But let me ask you this— if you were experiencing a water leak in your home, would your solution be to put a bucket under it and forget about it? Or even live in a house that is flooded?

NO.

So why on earth would ignoring bodily functions that control the way you look, think and feel be a solution— especially if you are dealing with all sorts of unpleasant symptoms?

If you don’t get educated on your hormones and what changes your body goes through in your 40’s and 50’s, well, you can...

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