Keeping weight off as you age requires maintaining physical activity. Here, more than 500 elderly people attend a keep-fit exercise session organised by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Photo: Dickson Lee

How to grow older but not fatter: weights, HIIT, walking 10,000 steps a day and eating vegetables among key tips

  • Slow loss of muscle mass, less spontaneous physical activity, changes in hormones – these are all reason we gain weight as we age
  • Lifting weights helps lose abdominal fat, while eating lower calorie foods, doing HIIT and sitting less all help keep off the extra pounds
Topic |   Wellness
Keeping weight off as you age requires maintaining physical activity. Here, more than 500 elderly people attend a keep-fit exercise session organised by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Photo: Dickson Lee
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