simple walking will do wonders!
I read an article about weight training for the elderly and how they improved physically and mentally. i think it is a simple answer, it's never too late, but that doesn't mean eveybody can do it. Obviously you got to look at the individual and if he or she has certain diseases or limatations but in general exersise helps at any age.
I'm sixty years old. My body is that of a Greek God. I am blessed, but I use to do a lot of Yoga, running, and working out on gymbars, along with weights, and travel case which contained a "Bull Worker". I was also a scuba diver, skied, mountain climbed, and would take hundred mile hikes in the mountains. I do smoke, and drink coffee, which is going to make me an old man. Until then, I pray that the Lord will allow me this blessing until I stop breathing.
You are never too late to get into shape! Diets I will *NOT* entertain but what I *WILL* entertain is eating healthy ... but that doesn't take a weight-watchers class for me to know. Eating smaller portions whilst taking care with what you eat and a *regular* exercise *will* start you off without going onto some 'Budgie-Seed' diet and once you are motivated it's up to *YOU* to take yourself forwards.
Eat smaller portions, take out what you *know* isn't healthy ... and the most important thing ... EXERCISE. EXERCISE ... EXERCIS! If you work-out you will burn calories, the less calories you take in the less there is to burn and it really is that simple *to begin with.* Once you see some weight coming off, then you will have incentives to look even closer at your diet without resorting to 'powder sachets' 'healthy biscuits' or any other such nonesense.
No way is it too late, go for it!
My mum, who is in her 40s recently lost many stones after being overweight for about 9 years. She is now about 9 stone.
Do some 'fun' exercise like aerobics or walking with friends. Eating well and exercising is much more healthy than diets or pills.