What does your waistline say about your health? Find out why belly fat is more common after menopause, the danger it poses — and what to do about it. An expanding waistline is sometimes considered the price of getting older. For women, this can be especially true after menopause, when body fat tends to shift to the abdomen. Yet an increase in belly fat does more than make it hard to zip up your jeans. Research shows that belly fat also carries serious health risks. The good news?
I guess all that pizza had caught up with me. The result? Lack of sleep won’t help hours of sleep per night is optimum. Alex Allred, a former national and professional fat turned personal trainer, says this is one of her biggest diet peeves among year-olds. Research also associates belly fat with an best risk of premature death — regardless for overall weight. Many women also notice an increase in belly fat as they get belly — over if they aren’t gaining weight.
Once you hit 50 it is not as easy to lose weight as it was when you were younger. And back then the weight didn’t collect around your middle like it does now. But it can be done. Read on to find out the best ways for women over 50 to lose belly fat. When you hit 50 it seemed, seemingly overnight, your once flat belly took on a mind of its own and the very expensive jeans you bought in the sales last season no longer fit. In fact the scales aren’t showing much difference but as lean muscle mass is shrinking body fat is expanding and usually around your middle in what we horribly call middle aged spread. Back then your diet consisted of lettuce leaves and low fat cottage cheese on a cracker and at least 4 times a week you wrestled your way into a leotard to do jazzercise! I empathise.