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Forestall Sarcopenia and Frailty with Resistance Training

Older people can build physical strength Resistance training produces benefits beyond from building muscle Sarcopenia and frailty are age-related conditions that reduce quality of life of older people and increase public health costs. The newly revised European definition of sarcopenia: a progressive and generalized skeletal muscle disorder that is associated with increased likelihood of adverse…

Preventing Osteoporosis

A major issue for post-menopausal women But older men are also at risk Osteoporosis is an age‐related chronic disease. It’s typified by diminished bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration that leads to reduced bone quality and strength. This disease affects more than 14 million Americans, especially post-menopausal women. Lack of ovarian hormone production after menopause leads…