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Stay Active to Slow Muscle Loss That Comes with Aging

Stay Active to Slow Muscle Loss That Comes with Aging Dear Mayo Clinic: I have heard that we lose bone mass as we age, but what about muscle mass? Is that also a normal part of aging? Does exercise slow the progression or is muscle loss inevitable? Answer: It is [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Muscle Loss and Aging: Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses Strategies, Therapies to Restore Muscle Health

Notes that exercise remains the 'silver bullet' to maintain muscle mass in the aging ROCHESTER, Minn. — The progressive loss of skeletal muscle during aging, known as sarcopenia, underlies limitations in physical function and mobility, which in turn lead to falls, loss of independence, institutionalization and even death. Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Muscle Loss and Aging

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymcFS1tQrsk Sarcopenia is the fancy medical name used to describe the loss of skeletal muscle as we age.  That muscle loss can not only limit the ability to do the things we love to do, it can also limit the activities of daily life.  Worse, it can lead to falls, [...]

Created by Joel Streed

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