Not enough can be said about the importance of grip strength as you age. It’s one of the strongest physical associations with longer life.
Accidental injury is among the leading causes of death in the developed world, and even when an injury itself is not directly responsible for ending one’s life, the associated debilitation can hasten the onset and progression of other health concerns.
“The bones are mechanical sensory entities that are going to remodel in proportion to how much mechanical stress they’re under…so lifting heavy stuff matters.” —Peter Attia
This clip is from episode #18 – Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s prevention, originally release on October 1, 2018.
As many of you know, I had shoulder surgery in March 2022. I was recently given clearance to expand my…
Researchers have explored numerous contributors to loss of muscle strength with age, and it appears to boil down to two major factors: muscle quality and neuromuscular innervation.