I was extremely active until about 10 years ago. I trained most of my life in Choy Lee Fut & Chut Sing Tong Long although I did try Eagle Claw and Northern Dragon styles and didn't take to them very well. Then job stress got to me and I went down hill.
I am surprised that no one has mentioned the terrible effects of job-related stress. Since I quit my job I've been feeling and looking a lot better. And I've managed to get back into working out. Maybe some day I'll have the energy to pick up the weapons again and start swinging