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Losing weight over 40 success, but lost other things.

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Northern Star Girl:

--- Quote from: Patricson on January 23, 2019, 06:57:44 am ---The reasons why it’s so hard can vary from person to person, particularly due to the role of genetics in weight gain.

A big reason for that age-related weight gain may be that your joints can no longer handle those long bike rides, daily jogs, or weekly pick-up basketball games. Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle tissue that occurs as a natural part of the aging process, starts around age 40. That process contributes to slower metabolism since muscle burns more calories than fat.
Reduced metabolism in older age is a major factor, as are changes in hormones  <link removed by moderator>  And lifestyle-related factors play a role as well. Older men and women may be more stressed and less physically able to exercise the way they used to when they were younger.

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@Patricson
Dear Patricson:
I see that that this posting of yours is your very first post on Susan's Place and that you just became a member here this morning.
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Northern Star Girl:
@CindyLouFromCO
Dear CindyLou:
I am sorry that I apparently  HiJacked  your thread regarding weight loss.   
Now that I am all done with my commitment to officially welcome new members I will let you have your thread back so you can continue on with the Weight Loss discussion that you started. 

You had raised many good points and I can personally agree with much of what you stated about your own weight loss trials and tribulations...  I will be 39 years old in a couple weeks so the magic threshold of 40 years old   that you mentioned in your first posting on your thread here may be applying to me very soon if not already!

Thank you for starting this thread that will certainly be of interest to many here can identify will and will certainly want to post their responses....  so I am now handing your thread back to you!!!

Hugs and well wishes,
Danielle

Ximothelia:
An individual approach is required for each person. Without this, there is no way, as well as without consultation with a specialist   <Off-Site LINK removed, not allowed>   and detailed diagnostics. If I were you, I would have done so.

Northern Star Girl:

--- Quote from: Ximothelia on November 17, 2021, 12:03:04 pm ---An individual approach is required for each person. Without this, there is no way, as well as without consultation with a specialist   <Off-Site LINK removed, not allowed>   and detailed diagnostics. If I were you, I would have done so.

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@Ximothelia
Dear Ximothelia:
    Please know that I am not trying to sidetrack your comments and I will give you and others back this thread right after I warmly welcome you to Susan's Place and the Forums.
   
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Northern Star Girl:
@Ximothelia
Dear Ximothelia:

OH, another thing....  Please feel free to stop by the Introductions Forum to very briefly tell more members a little about yourself and to let them know of your arrival on the Forums!
 
With more exposure to more members here you will be able to get more responses to your questions and concerns.

Wishing your well as you continue to be involved in the forums.

NOTE: Now, after all of this Greeting and Welcoming stuff, I will give you and others the thread back so that the conversation can continue.

Again, Welcome to Susan's Place.
Danielle

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