Many people misguidedly think muscle loss, decreased metabolism, and decreased bone density are just natural consequences of aging that they can do nothing about. This great article by Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., CSCS, clearly shows how resistance training and proper nutrition can have a tremendously positive effect on our maturing bodies, regardless of our age. Avoiding Muscle Loss
Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., teaches exercise science at Quincy College and consults for the South Shore YMCA. He has written 24 books on physical fitness.