It is said that life begins after you turn forty. Your 40th birthday is a huge milestone. For most of us, it means having a well-settled life. While turning 40 does have perks of its own, it is not without its challenges.
How many times have you marveled at teenagers and younger people devour copious amounts of food you crave without gaining any weight? But, unfortunately, indulging in mindless eating like candies, ice cream, or French fries is no longer a luxury you can afford once you turn 40. It is mainly because once you age, your body’s metabolism tends to slow down, and you cannot lose the weight as you used to in your younger years.
While you cannot control your age, you can do a few things to increase metabolism after 40. Continue reading to find out
In addition, when you get the time for exercise, try doing HIIT (high-intensity interval training) to accelerate your heart rate, which positively impacts metabolism.
You can make changes to your lifestyle to improve your metabolism. From increasing physical activity to a healthy diet and improved sleep, all of these can be incorporated into your life to bring the change you want to see. However, before you adopt any radical shift in your diet or workout regime, it is important to consult a physician first.