October 2023 The Weakening of Menopause: Another Insult Sarcopenia is the loss of lean muscle mass (LMM) that takes place as we age even if you do muscle-building exercises. Women are more apt to suffer the long-term effects of sarcopenia after menopause: reduced metabolism, greater risk of LMM-associated disability such as bone loss, fractures, more
August 2018 Resistance Training, Blood Pressure & Sleep High blood pressure (HBP) is one of the most prevalent cardiovascular diseases in the US with estimates of 25% of Americans having it. HBP has recently been defined as a systolic (top) number above 130 mmHg and a diastolic (bottom) number above 90. Ideal is 120/80 or
Occasionally I go to the movie with a buddy of mine who loves popcorn, but not the kind I would share. He likes buttered popcorn. So do I, but I hate the mess, the unnecessary and useless calories, and the idea that he’s slowly adding to his girth, his heart condition, and his blood pressure.