Why Lifting Weights Can Be So Potent for Aging Well

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"By our early 40s, most of us are losing muscle mass, at a rate of about 5 percent a decade. Weight training by older people may build not only strength and muscle mass but also motivation and confidence, potentially spurring them to continue exercising."

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Why Lifting Weights Can Be So Potent for Aging Well

People who discovered that they enjoyed and felt capable of completing a weight-training session subsequently joined a new gym and showed up for workouts.

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