Researchers have recently discovered that a new drug called locamidazole may help to prevent loss of bone density and muscle mass during periods of inactivity, but it’s no substitute for all of the benefits of exercise.
“The atrophy of fast-twitch fibers is almost exclusively the problem with aging and muscle.” —Andy Galpin
“Most 40 year olds, 50 year olds, they have pain anyway. So I’d rather be strong and have pain than be weak and have pain.” —Layne Norton
“One should never make their clinical, especially surgical, decision-making on just an MRI.”‒ Alton Barron
“You will always lose muscle mass when you attempt a fat-loss phase, but the leaner you get, the greater the risk of that muscle loss because you no longer have that caloric cushioning to support that.” —Holly Baxter
A recent narrative review hypothesizes a key role for myokine disruption caused by physical inactivity.
“We want weight loss, but we don’t want people to lose any lean mass. Especially if they’re adults.” —Don Layman