How much of a factor is age when trying to lose weight?
As you age, your muscle mass diminishes and your resting metabolic rate slows so you lose strength. With this loss of strength, it's natural to reduce your activity because you feel more sluggish and the cycle continues. This is why your calorie requirements decrease as you age, making weight gain easier and weight loss more difficult than in the past. Losing weight is still that simple equation: eat less and exercise more. Weight loss is about burning more calories than you take in.
What are some tips for maintaining his new, low weight?
There are some basic, universal tips that will help anyone lose weight faster, but are also good habits to adopt for your everyday life, diet or not.
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