Advertisement

How can I help prevent muscle loss as I get older?

Physical activity plays a vital role in reducing the effect of aging on most components of the musculoskeletal system. Research with master athletes demonstrate that muscle mass, muscular strength, and muscular power, are maintained to a greater extent than sedentary counterparts. Several training studies also demonstrate that previously sedentary older adults may increase muscle mass, strength, power, and endurance with strength and aerobic endurance training.

Continue Learning about Aging & Fitness

You Staying Young Workout - Level 1
You Staying Young Workout - Level 1
The Secret to Healthy Aging
The Secret to Healthy Aging

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.