Stay in the game despite advancing years

COMMENTARY /// Physical fitness


 Time marches on—it’s unavoidable. Should you march along with it or stay relegated to the sidelines?
It’s a somewhat rhetorical question since we all know it’s important to remain active as we get older. The amount, type and level of activity are what’s on deck today, and whether striving to match the intensity you reached in your youth is possible or even wise.
One thing to consider is the loss of muscle mass, called sarcopenia, as we age. At some point in our 30s or 40s sarcopenia sets i...

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