Muscle Mass, Strength, and Longevity

Paul and Howard talk about the relationship between muscle mass, strength, and longevity. There is a Fairly Crap Transcript™ here.

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  • Why muscle mass is important, and not just for bodybuilders
  • The loss of muscle with age, the technical term for which is sarcopenia
  • The many consequences of loss of muscle tone are many, from strength, to metabolic syndrome, to Alzheimer’s
  • How you can preserve muscle tone without going to a gym, and do it as efficiently as possible

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Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
  • Marty Gots A Plan by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode.

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