How to Ward Off Muscle Loss

Maintaining muscle mass takes work.


Muscle equals mobility, so coming up short can affect quality of life. But muscle loss is not inevitable. “People often think that regardless of what they do, they’re going to lose muscle as they get older, but that’s a misconception,” says Cleveland Clinic physical therapist Christina Bebb, DPT. Instead, you want to take an active approach to maintain or, if needed, rebuild muscle mass.

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