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50-Year-Old Muscles Just Can’t Grow Big Like They Used To – The Biology of How Muscles Change With Age
By Roger Fielding Your Health

50-Year-Old Muscles Just Can’t Grow Big Like They Used To – The Biology of How Muscles Change With Age

There is perhaps no better way to see the absolute pinnacle of human athletic abilities than by watching the Olympics. But at the Winter Games this year – and at almost all professional sporting events – you rarely see a competitor over 40 years old and almost never see a single athlete over 50. This […]

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Four Ways Older Adults Can Get Back To Exercising – Without the Worry Of An Injury
By Helen Branthwaite Your Health

Four Ways Older Adults Can Get Back To Exercising – Without the Worry Of An Injury

We naturally lose muscle mass as we get older. This process starts around the age of 36, and by the time we are 80 we’ve lost about 50% of our muscle mass. Long periods of inactivity can also cause us to lose a greater amount of muscle mass than we might normally. This has been […]

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