Tag Archives: muscle strength

Seniors Need Nuscle

Muscle strength declines in later life You might not consider “seniors” and “muscle” in the same thought. Aging is a complex process that typically involves, among other things, progressive loss of muscle mass and strength. Muscle deterioration predicts unfavorable outcomes, such as increased risks of mortality, falls, sarcopenia, and dementia. Mortality Reduced muscle mass and/or…

Build Aerobic Fitness and Muscle Strength

Live longer and better Maintain your independence, avoid disability Older people who wish to live independently and maintain a high degree of autonomy over their lives need to keep moving. Recent research identifies two key aspects of keep moving that reduce risk of chronic diseases and disability until late in life: 1) aerobic fitness, and…