The Consequences of Age Related Muscle Loss

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Sarcopenia is the degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass (0.5–1% loss per year after the age of 50), quality, and strength associated with aging and is a component of the frailty syndrome.

A recent article in the Globe and Mail highlights the importance of Strength Training (2-3 times per week) and eating adequate protein (1.2g/kg/day) spread through out the day to maintain our very precious lean muscle mass.

For the full article read here.

 

Workout for Monday October 15

Strength Focus

Complete 3 sets of:

A) Bulgarian Split Squat     10 reps each leg
B) Single Arm Trap 3 Raise     10 reps each arm

 

Conditioning Workout

Dumbbell Thrusters    16-12-8
Burpees   8-6-4

 

 

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