#250 ‒ Training principles for longevity | Andy Galpin, Ph.D. (PART II)
“The best marathoners in the world would smash almost everyone you know in a 100-meter dash. They’re blazingly fast.” —Andy Galpin
#239 ‒ The science of strength, muscle, and training for longevity | Andy Galpin, Ph.D. (PART I)
“The atrophy of fast-twitch fibers is almost exclusively the problem with aging and muscle.” —Andy Galpin
#234 ‒ Chris Hemsworth on Limitless, longevity, and happiness
“I was able to grow throughout the experience and have different opinions on myself and different opinions on how I approached health and wellness.” —Chris Hemsworth
#228 ‒ Improving body composition, female-specific training principles, and overcoming an eating disorder | Holly Baxter, APD
“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
#223 – AMA #39: The Centenarian Decathlon, zone 2, VO2 max, and more
“Time, intensity, and specificity are going to be necessary components to give you the optionality to be able to be as physically active as possible when you’re in the final decade of your life.” —Peter Attia
#217 ‒ Exercise, VO2 max, and longevity | Mike Joyner, M.D.
“The idea is to live a long time and then die quickly with minimal disability.” —Mike Joyner
Avoiding Injury Part II: Grip Strength
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.
Why do we lose muscle strength with age?
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.
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