Popeye’s Secret to Stronger Muscles
How Seniors Can Boost Muscle Mass
Did you know that the older you get, the harder it is to maintain muscle mass?
You lose one percent of your muscle every year after age 60… unless you take action to stop it.
This means not only actively using your muscles, but also feeding them what they need to stay healthy and strong.
Scientists have identified a food that can boost muscle quality and strength in a matter of weeks.
You remember Popeye… the Sailorman who grew muscles by downing a can of spinach?
That was just a cartoon, but the muscle-boosting benefits of spinach are very real.
Numerous studies over the years have tied spinach to muscle health. Now, a recent one published in the journal Nutrients shows its benefits in adults over 50.
For this study, people took 500 mg of a spinach extract four times per day for 12 weeks. They also performed one hour of moderate exercise three times per week.
The placebo group did the same exercises, but did not take the supplement.
Both groups saw improvements in muscle strength.
But the group also taking the spinach extract experienced greater improvements in muscle function and muscle quality.
These types of improvements don’t just allow you to lift heavier boxes… they are essential for healthy aging.
Studies continually show that people who are the strongest and fittest are more likely to live longer, healthier lives.
On the flip side, those who suffer from sarcopenia (gradual loss of muscle mass) tend to die years before their stronger counterparts.
I like that this study also utilized exercise and didn’t rely on the supplement alone.
Yes, supplements like this spinach extract can help enhance your results, but it should never be the only beneficial step you’re taking to boost your strength and fitness.
After all, no amount of spinach can boost your strength if you’re sitting on the couch all day.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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