April 14, 2023 – Aging is one of the greatest threats to your freedom and independence you’ll ever know, only because of what it does to your muscles. 

The body’s hormones that are responsible for maintaining muscle mass decline with age. And, since older adults tend to be less active and eat less protein, which is important to keep muscles strong, we face more challenges as we get older, said Brandon Grubbs, PhD, an assistant professor of exercise science and co-leader of the Positive Aging Consortium at Middle Tennessee State University. 

Not only that, but the “satellite cells” responsible for muscle repair…


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