This Is the Type of Workout You Should Be Doing, According to Your Age

Lindsey Metrus

Let's face it: As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for Obesity at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Southern California, it generally starts to slow down after age 30. But for the especially unlucky (like myself), it hits a wall well before that, which means fewer pizza binges and mindless snacking and more mindful eating and exercise.

Which brings us to our next point: Being active at every age is important, however, as our bodies change, the types of exercises we should be doing change, too. The extent that you push yourself at age 20 shouldn't be the same exertion level at age 40, and your changing body composition requires different shifts in exercise. That's why we reached out to two fitness experts, Anna Baldwin, Strong by Zumba instructor, and Lacee Lazoff, trainer at the Fhitting Room, to find out the best exercises for your 20s and beyond. Want to learn more? Let's get to it.

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