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Maintaing Muscle Mass

Posted Nov 17 2008 9:10pm

The usual story is that people lose muscle as they age due to disuse.  But more and more research I come across shows that nutrition may be even more important than exercise when it comes to maintaining muscle mass.  Here's a sampling:

So if you have all your nutritional ducks in a row, how much exercise and resistance training is needed to stave off muscle loss during aging?  I don't know the answer, but I think it's an interesting question - one that future research will hopefully be directed towards.

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