How to deal with a slowing metabolism
Your metabolism, put simply, is the number of calories you are able to burn.
Breakdown and repair is constant but it tapers down around your late 30s to 40s. With age, estrogen, progesterone, and growth hormones decrease, slowing down the metabolism. Sacropenia (decline of muscle mass) also tends to occur closer to your 40s.Corrective measures can be taken, such as resistance training, which will increase your muscle mass and thus the basal metabolic rate. Let’s explore these further!