Tired of feeling tired all the time? Do you find yourself thinking wistfully of the days when your belt-size was less than your age...your dress size less than your kids last birthday? Remember when the only spare tire you had to worry about was the one in your trunk? Do you find yourself gasping for breath at the top of the basement stairs? If any of this sounds familiar, then youre ready for an over 40 fitness plan. And Fit Over 40 For Dummies is the place to start.Your complete guide to being fit and fabulous over 40, it shows you step-by-step how to set up a personalized fitness routine and stick to it, no matter what your age, weight, or athletic ability. Packed with practical know-how and inspiring anecdotes it shows you how to:Lose weight and inches from your waistlineBoost your energy levelsLower or prevent high blood pressureReduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetesImprove your muscle toneGive your skin a healthy glowHave a more vibrant sex lifeRebound from life-changing events more quicklyGet fitter than couch potatoes half your ageLive a longer, healthier lifeCombing her own experiences with the latest scientific research, retired womens tennis pro, Betsy Nagelsen McCormack explores what it takes to be fit over forty. And, step-by-step, she shows you how to:Assess your fitness levelEat right for maximum fitnessChoose and buying exercise equipmentSelect the right gymDevelop a balanced program of aerobics, weight training and stretchingIntegrate exercise into your daily routinePrevent and working around common injuries and ailmentsExplore sports, outdoor activities, and moreStop thinking about how great it would be to feel twenty-five again and do something about it. Fit Over 40 For Dummies helps you get on the road to health and well-being.