….WELL, FIRST OF ALL…
WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT MUSCLE?
From a cosmetic point of view, muscle (or skeletal muscle) gives you
form, shape, and makes you look and feel good!
HOWEVER, THERE ARE OTHER (LESS OBVIOUS) BENEFITS
THAT YOU’D PROBABLY APPRECIATE MORE WHEN YOU GET OLDER!
MUSCLE GROWTH IN OLD AGE
After the age of 30, most people start to looseup to 4% of their muscle per decade.
This is known as sarcopenia!
Sarcopenia comes with a wholehost of potential health problems as you age
including diabetes, weight gain, dementia,depression, etc.
THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT WEIGHT-TRAINING NOW
CAN PREVENT AND EVEN REVERSE SARCOPENIA!!!!
….So, Now We Know The Benefits….
What Are The Best Ways to Grow and Preserve Muscle???
Resistance training and
Weight-training is the answer!!….
As you get older, especially after the age of 25,
the body needs more reasons to hold onto
muscle. The body is basically saying:
“USE IT, OR LOSE IT!!!!”