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Muscle Loss

Unfit and Proud of It!

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

People need to be shown, not told, how their lifestyle is helping or hurting their health. Everyone accepts the necessity of medical testing to detect the early stages of disease. Shouldn't the early stages of physical decline also be included so that positive interventions can be started before it becomes necessary to order the cane, walker or wheelchair?

How Much Muscle Have You Lost Over the Past 10 Years?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The idea of even starting to exercise after entering middle age and beyond may be as attractive as swimming with sharks. Yet current research is indicating that as muscle mass decreases, so also does muscle strength.

Why Weight Gain After Menopause?

Estelle Underwood | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

Menopause is a naturally occurring physiological process that we don't need to fear. And if you haven't begun an exercise program yet, menopause is yet one more incentive to begin now and enjoy the endless benefits that exercise has to offer.

How To Stay Strong And Prevent Muscle Loss

Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Skladzinski We've all been guilty of skipping a workout… fine, several. Eventually, we make our way back to the gym, but it seems like...