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What is Sarcopenia?

How does this happen?  Skeletal muscle makes up more than half of the weight of your body, and when healthy, is a very metabolically active tissue.  As aging muscle weakens, however, it breaks down and is replaced by less active cells—fat and fibrotic tissue.  This causes a myriad of problems, the most significant of which is the creeping up of your blood sugar levels.  

Most of the sugar that courses through your bloodstream after you eat gets absorbed into the active skeletal muscle cells in response to insulin secretion.  When those cells become less active, you enter pre-diabetes territory—higher than normal blood sugar not yet to the level of diabetes.  This is a wide-spread problem, affecting 1 out of every 3 American adults, most of whom are unaware of this change.  As if this wasn't bad enough, 5% of people with pre-diabetes will go on to develop full-blown diabetes each year.  So, you can now see what often appears to be relatively harmless muscle changes in older people causes many of the severe and debilitating medical problems that comes with aging. 

The good news is that there is a proven solution to reverse and prevent sarcopenia.  A combination of progressive resistance exercise (PRE) and nutritional supplementation has demonstrated to be effective in adults, even very senior adults with chronic health problems. As you’ll discover in the book, one of the keys is to challenge the muscles to get stronger.  Without stress, muscles (and bones) won’t devote the necessary resources to build and get stronger—they don’t have to.  If you don’t ask your body to do something it physically can’t, it won’t strive to improve. (This is like the brain, and is why neurologists recommend that you do crossword puzzles and other challenging mental tasks to keep the brain young and pliable.)  All the incredible health benefits, with a minimal investment of time, are yours to be had.

Reverse Sarcopenia, An Easy-To-Follow Program to Keep Muscles Strong and Youthful While Reducing Your Risk of Developing Dementia, not only contains valuable information about this incredibly important topic, but also contains over 35 strengthening exercises for dumbbells, resistance tubing, and wrist and ankle weights, plus information on nutrition and protein intake—the cornerstones of effective sarcopenia prevention and treatment.​

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“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.”                                                                          -Hippocrates

Sarcopenia is the medical name for the loss of muscle mass and weakness that generally accompanies aging. While it may not be surprising that muscle weakness in an older body can result in balance issues, falls, and fractures, you might be surprised to learn that science has recently discovered that these muscle changes can also lead to cancer, dementia, heart disease, strokes, infections, worsened surgical outcomes, increased nursing home admissions, and premature death! ​​