“I would never want anybody to come away from this thinking, ‘I’m too old to do anything about it.’ I think as long as you’re breathing, you have a chance to do something about it.” —Peter Attia
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.
“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
A recent narrative review hypothesizes a key role for myokine disruption caused by physical inactivity.
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.
As many of you know, I had shoulder surgery in March 2022. I was recently given clearance to expand my…