As we get older, our biological clock starts to slow down the cells and lead to aging. When your body starts to age, this is due to Sarcopenia – a medical term for age-related muscle loss. While we try to prevent it, it will happen to all of us in varying degrees.
According to the Muscle, Ligaments, and Tendons Journal, studies show that our bodies lose an average of ½ – 1% of lean muscle mass every year, starting in our thirties. However, for those who eat a healthy diet and follow regular exercise, the loss of muscle mass will become less drastic that those who follow improper diets and a sedentary lifestyle.
In this guide, we will discuss 5 ways you can combat age-related muscle loss.