The Consequences of Age Related Muscle Loss
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
Complete 3 sets of:
A) Bulgarian Split Squat 10 reps each leg
B) Single Arm Trap 3 Raise 10 reps each arm
Dumbbell Thrusters 16-12-8