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To Lose Weight After 40 and into your 50's and 60's is an art, and you need a predictable way to finally do it.
I'm Gavyn Berntsen, Personal Trainer/ Nutrition Coach and Functional Ageing Specialist in NZ and I am co founder of the Growing Younger Our Mission is to help as many people over the age of 40 as possible, get fitter and stronger so they can live a longer and healthier life.
At Growing Younger we are the gold standard in Online and in person Personal training and nutrition coaching for people over 40.
The reason you have gained weight and What happens to your body as you get older (Muscle loss, limited activity, stress, lack of sleep) Eating the same but having a lower output. It's Not a weight problem it's keeping it off is the problem.
Reasons you’ve gained weight - Could be from: Lack of exercise Poor nutrition Certain Medication Or injuries to name a few...
Weight regain after a diet is staggering.
In the 1st year 70% regain, 2nd year 85% of people regain and the 3rd year 95% of people regain. So a Diet success rate is 5%!!!
Diets do not work!!
The desired outcome should be sustained weight loss and lifestyle changes...
Overview of the metabolism
Total Daily Energy Expenditure - TDEE 100% Basal Metabolic Rate - BMR -
70 % Non Exercise Thermogenesis NEAT -
15% Thermic effect of feeding - TEE -
5% Thermic effect of food - TEF -
10% Yo Yo Diets awakens the bodies self defence system because Fat-loss is controlled starvation and body will defend your body-fat set point.
It's Purpose is to Reduce the energy gap
) Reduce calorie expenditure
2) Increase hunger to increase energy intake
3) Prepares you for re storage Makes you more efficient at storing energy.
Aging Brings it's own issues:
1. Muscle loss,
2. Limited activity,
4. lack of sleep
5. Eating the same but having a lower output.
6. Not enough protein and fibre in the diet
8. Metabolic conditions - Thyroid etc
If you are struggling and really need some help, why not enquire with one of our team who are experts in helping people over 40 regain their health and fitness.
When you're ready the best way we can help you is through our Growing Younger Programme.
You express an interest here: Growing Younger Programme - Online / In Person Personal Training for people over 40