The older you get, the weaker your body becomes. You need to pay more attention to your physical state if you want to be healthy, strong, fast and active.

To start changing your body you should avoid bad habits. Smoking, alcohol, excess coffee and sugar all these things accelerate aging and harm your health. Firstly, you should pay attention to your nutrition. Eat 5-6 small meals daily. This guarantees that you never get hungry and overeat. You need to include protein in your diet, it will help to control your appetite. The main point is to reduce your intake of starchy carbs. Eat more fibrous carbs. Also don’t forget to stay away from refined sugar and sweet drinks. You should include water and some fresh juices to your daily routine. Fresh juices have many vitamins and are useful for your body. As for water, it keeps your body hydrated.

Nowadays there are many effective training programs for women over 40. You have to know some training rules for people over 40: you should never train the programs for young people; to tighten your body you should pay more attention to trainings such as bark, cardio and stretching; forget about hard weights and excessive intensities.

If you are looking for effective total workout that hit every part of your body – we have it! By performing this workout you will tighten your body and get rid of fat. If you want to know how to perform these exercises you should scroll down. Let’s start!

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#1. Push Ups

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#2. Jumping Jack

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#3. Crunches

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#4. Bicycles

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#5. Donkey Kicks

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#6. Leg Lifts

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