Use it or lose it! (via elisabethfit4you)

20 Jun

Very interesting information on muscle mass loss as we age.

Use it or lose it! Did you know we start losing muscle mass (also known as sarcopenia) already in our 20’s? If we are sedentary we can lose as much as 15% of our muscle mass between the ages of 25-50, and up to 30% during the two decades after that! As a female in my 40’s it is very important for me to do exercises that build muscle strength and mass.  It is important for men as well, but as women we start out with less muscle mass and therefore have less to lose.  … Read More

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2 Responses to “Use it or lose it! (via elisabethfit4you)”

  1. Alice Rivas August 25, 2011 at 01:24 #

    This is some real advice right here and i’m happy i found it. Thanks.

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