Foreign more evidence is pointing the finger towards muscles as the final determination that helps people live longer and more active lifestyles. Muscle is a great dictator of how healthy an adult or an elderly person is. Because it is so hard to maintain muscle mass at a later age. Having an insufficient amount of muscle plays a key role in the longevity of a person. Yes, there are other pre-determining factors such as genetics, cancer, or other diseases that an adult can come up with. Scientists are coming more and more to the conclusion of how much importance muscle mass plays in the longevity and active lifestyle in adults. Muscles are just more than large tissues that move us. Maintaining muscle mass is very difficult at a later age. Science more and more now is coming to the understanding of how adults can maintain a good quantity of muscle mass which can help them in many aspects of their lives and maintaining their overall health.

There’s a new term put out by scientists and it’s called muscle-centric medicine. That is the science of maintaining muscle mass as we age. Some statistics say that we lose 10% of our muscle mass after the age of 30. That’s why it is very important for us to learn how to exercise correctly and also eat the proper foods to help us maintain that muscle. Even though we have known this for a long time. Many people don’t practice it especially as they get older. There are many reasons for that. Most exercise incorrectly at a later age which leads them to injuries or overuse. Others don’t do it properly and see no results and give up. Or they don’t have any bases or guidelines to help them start a strain training program to build and maintain their muscle mass. Here’s what our knowledgeable corrective exercise specialist and personal trainer come in handy. Working with a personal trainer has tremendous benefits and making sure that you do the exercises correctly and get the most out of them. Yes to make progress and do it safely.

Practicing muscle-centric medicine is the future for people that are elderly to still maintain their muscles which is the key to being able to function as you get older. Here are some key points to practice this modern mythology of anti-aging.

1. Increasing your protein intake to 1.8 g per kilogram of body weight is essential.

2. Doing resistance training 2 to 3 times per week to the point, where the muscles are stressed so they can begin to get stronger and respond to progress.

3. Making sure that the adult eats between three and four meals consisting of evenly distributed protein per meal.

4. Eliminating sugar and carbohydrates that can cause spiking insulin levels where inflammation and aging are accelerated.

Following these four key factors is very important for the aging adult. Muscles are a very big indicator of health and aging people. Modern medicine and science are proving more and more how we can stay active and healthy as we age. We have to work at it through nutrition, exercise, and self-care. As a lifelong correct exercise and personal fitness trainer. Recommending and having my clients practice this mythology has proved very successful and then progressing and aging correctly.

Michael Metchikian NASM, NKT 3, CES, CNS, PS

Michael works in the Palm Beach and Broward County areas of Florida. He practices many different mentalities to help people be active, move pain-free, and live longer lives