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Can We Regain Muscle Mass Lost at Age 50 or 60?

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Can We Regain Muscle Mass Lost at Age 50 or 60?

The good news about aging muscles. You can rebuild them, even if you are middle-aged or older.  Both exercise and diet can play a significant role. “Our lab and others have shown repeatedly” that older muscles will grow and strengthen, says Marcas Bamman, the director of the UAB Center for Exercise Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In his studies, men and women in their 60s and 70s who began supervised weight training developed muscles that were as large and strong as those of your average 40-year-old. But the process of adding muscle works differently in older people than...

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