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Muscles Matter as You Age

Jun 28 2016

Muscles play a big role in your body—aside from making you look good. They support everything from your balance and posture to your body’s metabolism. You may not realize, but adults naturally start losing muscle around age 40, and this number can accelerate with an illness and injury. But don't accept it as inevitable. This video talks about some things you can do to maintain your muscle over the years to help stay strong and energetic. 


Muscle health is important and worth it—science shows that we can be strong at any age! Hear more from our experts on muscle health in these great articles:

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