You may think achieving the “ideal” weight means slipping into a specific size or looking like someone you know, but what really matters is aiming for a healthy weight—a goal that is absent of arbitrary numbers and is instead based on your body and what it needs to function well.
What Is a Healthy Weight?
No one likes to hear it, but you can’t escape the fact that as you age, it’s tougher to stay at a healthy weight. There’s no magic solution to freeze time, but working to achieve and maintain a healthy weight is a real chance to feel as young as possible.
Adding pounds every time you put another candle on your birthday cake doesn’t have to be a fact of life. One way to maintain a healthy size as you age is to be aware of the life stages and circumstances that tend to cause weight gain in women.