27 min

#82: How to keep your metabolism high as you age Fit Body, Happy Joints

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How often do we hear someone in their 30’s, 40’s, and beyond tell someone in their 20’s:

“What I would give to have my old metabolism back and eat whatever I want.”

The belief that a declining metabolism is an inevitable part of adulthood causes people to feel helpless and that they can’t do anything about it. 

But emerging evidence shows that a decrease in metabolism isn’t an inevitable part of adulthood, at least in early adulthood from ages 20-60ish. 

Shannon discusses this study and how to keep your metabolism high as you age. 

0:00: Introduction
2:02: Description of research study 
5:13: Reasons why your body composition may change as you age 
7:30: Insulin sensitivity/resistance 
9:41: Constrained Total Energy Expenditure
14:12: What CAN exercise do for your metabolism?
19:50: The downward spiral 
20:49: The upward spiral 
24:12: Does your metabolism change during menopause?
25:12: What is happening after the age of 60?
8 free Evlo classes
Follow Dr. Shannon on IG
14 day Evlo trial

How often do we hear someone in their 30’s, 40’s, and beyond tell someone in their 20’s:

“What I would give to have my old metabolism back and eat whatever I want.”

The belief that a declining metabolism is an inevitable part of adulthood causes people to feel helpless and that they can’t do anything about it. 

But emerging evidence shows that a decrease in metabolism isn’t an inevitable part of adulthood, at least in early adulthood from ages 20-60ish. 

Shannon discusses this study and how to keep your metabolism high as you age. 

0:00: Introduction
2:02: Description of research study 
5:13: Reasons why your body composition may change as you age 
7:30: Insulin sensitivity/resistance 
9:41: Constrained Total Energy Expenditure
14:12: What CAN exercise do for your metabolism?
19:50: The downward spiral 
20:49: The upward spiral 
24:12: Does your metabolism change during menopause?
25:12: What is happening after the age of 60?
8 free Evlo classes
Follow Dr. Shannon on IG
14 day Evlo trial

27 min