UNDERSTAND THIS ABOUT BONE DENSITY

UNDERSTAND THIS ABOUT BONE DENSITY

Last year I wrote an article titled: A word you should know: sarcopenia. Here’s that article if you’d like to check it out. Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle mass with age. This happens to everybody. No 90 year old has the muscle mass of a 20 year old. However,...

KEEP YOUR HIPS STRONG FOR A LONG HEALTHSPAN

KEEP YOUR HIPS STRONG FOR A LONG HEALTHSPAN

In a recent post, I discussed the distinction between lifespan and healthspan. Hip function is vital to increasing your healthspan. The hips can begin to lose function as early as middle age. Weak hips pose serious consequences for everyone, not just seniors. But you...

YOU NEED TO KNOW THE WORD SARCOPENIA

YOU NEED TO KNOW THE WORD SARCOPENIA

Sarcopenia is the medical term used for loss of muscle mass. Research has shown that, after age 30, we lose about 3-5% of our muscle mass per decade*. This isn’t a big deal when you’re 40, but by age 70, it adds up. Can you avoid sarcopenia or is it a given with...