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Four ways older adults can get back to exercising – without the worry of an injury

By Helen Branthwaite, Senior Lecturer, Clinical Biomechanics, Staffordshire University
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We naturally lose muscle mass as we get older. This process starts around the age of 36, and by the time we are 80 we’ve lost about 50% of our muscle mass. Long periods of inactivity can also cause us to lose a greater amount of muscle mass than we might normally. This has been the case during the…


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