Decades past muscle training was generally associated with body shaping or body building. As it turns out, muscles are not just about good looks. Healthy body composition (adequate muscle to fat ratio) has a profound effect on health. Furthermore, we now know that maintaining muscle mass is essential to our wellbeing as we age.
Muscle training not only has positive effect on our strength, endurance and mobility, but also prevents (and can reverse) the age-related atrophy- called sarcopenia. As if all of these benefits were not enough, there’s one more very compelling reason to train our muscles. Recent research linked bigger muscles in older adults with lower risk of dying! Read more