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Old man strength: is dad really stronger?

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Sometimes, older men seem to possess incredible strength for their age. People call it "old man strength". But is it an actual phenomenon? Do older guys really retain their strength? Or even get stronger?
Date:
28/07/2016

Is it OK to have a beer after exercise?

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People take up running, and other types of exercise, mainly to get fit and lose weight. But there's often a social aspect, too. After a gruelling run, some people like to retire to the pub or club house for an ice cold beer.It can't do any harm … can it?
Date:
04/07/2016

Research team helps BBC 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' investigate age-related muscle loss

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BBC TV's flagship health programme, Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, has enlisted the help of our researchers to find out if age-related loss of muscle mass and function can be minimised by a simple but regular home-based exercise programme.
Date:
06/01/2016

New research provides advice to maintain muscle strength and mass in old age

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Physical frailty in old age largely stems from sarcopenia – the loss of skeletal muscle strength and mass – but a new series of clinical studies has shed light on its causation, and led to recommendations to help combat it.
Date:
26/07/2013
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Clinical, Metabolic and Molecular Physiology

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