The Anti-Aging Strategy: Strength Exercising

As people grow older, our body start to naturally reduce muscle mass. During our 30’s and 40’s many of us reduce approximately a half a pound of muscle mass annually. When you reach fifty, the pace of muscle reduction may double to around one pound of muscle tissue annually. Muscle strength declines as we age  at around three times quicker than muscle mass. With the loss of muscle mass, our own body fat proportion naturally raises. Additionally, reduced exercise levels plus a lousy diet plan is equivalent to increased fat storage. A smaller amount muscle mass and increased body fat levels result in a sluggish metabolic rate. A sluggish metabolic rate means we lose much less calories. The actual result: extra weight, elevated body fat, greater chance of illness. Without the need of intervention, most of us turn into a weak, aged person without having the muscle mass as well as strength to assist our personal skeletal system.

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About Doug Powell

Doug Powell, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Florida offering Swedish, deep tissue, sports and therapeutic massage therapy. He is a graduate of the Orlando Institute of Massage Therapy where he finished his studies at the top of his class. He has practiced professional massage therapy in Orlando since 1996 and is a member of the Massage Network and International Massage Association. If you suffer from chronic muscle tension, pain or persistent stress, discover how my professional services can help you! Get Well and Stay Well My goal as a natural health care practitioner is to encourage the body and mind to regain and maintain their normal function. Indeed, when you create health, dis-ease disappears. As you help the body regain it’s normal function, many health problems resolve naturally. Some of the conditions I have successfully worked with include: low back pain joint pain neck and shoulder pain chronic low energy/weakness stress overload Is This Work Right for You? People come to me for a variety of reasons. For many, a weekly massage serves as an antidote to stress or as a recuperative phase of their fitness program. Others are looking for help with chronic pain or injuries. The services I offer are tailored to meet your needs whether you are ill, in tip-top shape, or somewhere in between. The goal is to increase your wellness: your vitality, your ease of movement, the function of your body, and your peace of mind.
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