Is Exercise a Waste of Time?
The older you get, the more it can feel like exercise is just a waste of time.
No matter how many days you hit the gym or do that workout DVD, your muscles just stay the same (at best) or even shrink (at worst).
It’s NOT your imagination.
After you pass age 30, you lose up to 5 percent of your muscle mass per decade.
It goes downhill faster once you pass age 60.
To fight against nature, you must work harder and take extra steps to maintain your strength, quality of life, and (ultimately) your independence as you age.
But it’s WELL worth it. That’s why today I will reveal how to get the MOST out of your exercise routine.
Many folks find it difficult to work out longer or harder when they hit their senior years. But that’s okay. You just need to exercise smarter instead.
One way to do that is by taking a whey protein supplement.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 32 men took either a whey supplement or a placebo three times a day.
Then they did a resistance exercise program for 60 minutes per day, six days per week for four weeks.
Both groups lost weight and body fat percentage.
However, the group taking the whey supplement significantly increased muscle mass, while the placebo group didn’t.
They also experienced greater improvements in…
- muscle strength
In other words, taking a whey protein supplement can ENHANCE the muscle-building benefits of exercise AND your overall muscle strength.
Whey protein supplements are packed with amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. Plus, whey is typically absorbed better than other protein supplements.
Getting enough protein is CRITICAL as we age. Older adults who don’t, can have muscle wasting which increases frailty and the chances of taking a deadly tumble.
P.S. Whey protein is excellent for building muscle mass. But don’t stop there. Fight to make your “golden years” TRULY golden using my simple, 3-step frailty prevention plan. CLICK HERE for the details.
“Effects of Whey Protein Supplement on 4-Week Resistance Exercise-Induced Improvements in Muscle Mass and Isokinetic Muscular Function under Dietary Control.” Nutrients 2023, 15, 1003. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15041003
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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