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Five Tips for Staying Sports Injury-free

Exercise and fitness are important at all ages. Especially aging baby boomers find regular exercise is vital for bone, heart and muscle strength. The trick, as we age, is to remain injury-free. Unfortunately, baby boomers, who range in age from 50 to the late 60s, are at higher risk for certain injuries compared to younger […]

Small Testosterone Dose Directed Solely to Liver Seems to Safely Address Muscle Wasting

Australian researchers have found that the delivery of a small dose of testosterone to the liver stimulates protein synthesis, which likely prevents muscle loss and wasting and could promote muscle growth.

These researchers say they have developed a safe and effective treatment for men and women that could prevent the muscle wasting associated with […]

Exercise to Prevent, Relieve Osteoarthritis

Exercising arthritic joints might sound counterintuitive, but physical therapists have long known the benefits of exercise for people with osteoarthritis. Now, two major medical associations representing physicians who treat people with osteoarthritis are helping to send the message that exercise is important. On May 23, 2013, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American […]

Resistance Training, Targeted Nutrition Provide One-two Punch for Preventing Aging-related Muscle Loss

A review of studies by the International Osteoporosis Foundation has found that by combining resistance training and optimal nutrition, people can help to prevent a gradual loss of muscle mass, called sarcopenia, which commonly occurs with aging. Muscle strength plays an important role in fall prevention; so, addressing sarcopenia could help the elderly to avoid […]