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What is the meaning of ending aging for you?
For me –– A renewal of possibility. As it is now, we live our lives according to the Script all humans adhere to, the boring predetermined stages of your 20's, 30's, 40's and so on.
Moving on from a phase because you have to rather than because you have exhausted all experience in it. Same goes for learning and knowledge, how futile that the more we sharpen our skills and sense of selves and self worth,
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This is why you age.

1. Genomic instability
2. Telomere attrition
3. Epigenetic alterations
4. Loss of proteostasis
5. Deregulated nutrient-sensing
6. Mitochondrial dysfunction
7. Cellular senescence
8. Stem cell exhaustion
9. Altered intercellular comms.
Now that we know the causes, we can find solutions to them. #Aging is rapidly becoming a curable illness.

Info originally published in the Abundance Inside newsletter by @PeterDiamandis
1. Genomic instability: As we age, the environment and normal cellular processes cause damage to our genes. Activities like flying at high altitude, for example, expose us to increased radiation or free radicals. This damage compounds over the course of life.
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5 Life-Enhancing Benefits of Strength Training for Adults Over 55 🏋🏽‍♀️

Strength training and regular aerobic activity help prevent many chronic and degenerative diseases related to #aging.

Here are 5 #health benefits that strength training can provide to older adults...

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1. Stronger Muscles

Stronger muscles protect the joints of the body. Muscle weakness can cause the hips, spine, and shoulder to be less stable and more prone to injury.

A stronger body can withstand the #stress of daily activities.

#strengthtraining
2. Chronic Pain Relief

Many #chronicpain issues are a result of muscle weakness and muscle imbalances.

Strength exercises can correct these imbalances to restore the function and integrity of the joints.
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Thread: Decreasing muscle mass in aging: The harmful effects and how to counteract ––

Tags: #sarcopenia #aging #ageing #HealthyAging #MSKover50 #resistance training, #weights #physicalmobility #muscle, #protein
#osteoporosis #bone #fracture #falls

Image: iofbonehealth.org/what-sarcopenia
Thread: 🔽muscle in #aging ––#Sarcopenia RX, prevention –––

#MSKover50 #resistance #physicalmobility #osteoporosis #bone #fracture #falls

Lifespan vs. Healthspan: Why We Need Muscle for #HealthyAging.
runnersworld.com/health-injurie…
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Live Strong and Prosper...
link.springer.com/article/10.100…
Thread: Sarcopenia in #Aging: RX, prevention –––
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Biochemical Pathways of #Sarcopenia &Their Modulation by Physical #Exercise: A Narrative Review
frontiersin.org/articles/10.33…
H/T @MathewPiasecki Tags: #MSKover50
LT: Key RE: onset & progress
RT: Rec. of @ACSMNews & @American_Heart
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