These women still fit into their wedding dresses decades later


Can you still squeeze into your pants from a few seasons ago? How about your decades-old wedding dress? If so, here’s even more news to feel good about yourself.Earlier this year, a Dutch study revealed that older women who stayed within 21 pounds of what they weighed in their 20s enjoy better health and longevity.

Researchers from Maastricht University Medical Centre found that women who gained less weight over the course of their lifetime were most likely to reach their 90th birthday.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of us gain an average of 1 to 2 pounds a year. So, a typical 25-year-old weighing 130 pounds would be expected to reach between 155 and 180 pounds by the time she hit 50.

But what does it take for a mature woman to physically match her 20-something self? A whole lot of work.The Post asked five women, between ages 49 and 73, who meet the criteria to share their health and fitness tips.

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