Truth is you don’t need a formal exercise program; just spend time on the things you enjoy doing that also get you moving.
By: Bindu Grandhi and Brigid Beitel
Count Up Your Calories
“People need fewer calories as they age because of a shift from lean muscle mass to fat, and a resulting decrease in metabolic rate,” explains Andrew Weil, a physician who specializes in integrative medicine. Since many women don’t take that into consideration, the much maligned “middle-age spread” starts to pack on the pounds. Shoot to decrease your caloric intake by 200 calories. A woman who is not …