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10 Essential Ways to Maintain a Strong Body

Best Health Logo By Kate Daley of Best Health | Slide 1 of 10: “You start losing muscle mass at age 30,” explains Omar Rasheed, a registered physiotherapist at Athlete’s Care in Toronto. The amount 
of muscle and function you 
lose (a condition known as sarcopenia) and the rate at which you lose it depends on your age, gender and physical activity levels. A poor diet and sedentary lifestyle can accelerate this loss. But it’s never too late to flex those muscles. (Related: These are the at-home massage tools physiotherapists swear by.)

Move it or lose it

“You start losing muscle mass at age 30,” explains Omar Rasheed, a registered physiotherapist at Athlete’s Care in Toronto. The amount 
of muscle and function you 
lose (a condition known as sarcopenia) and the rate at which you lose it depends on your age, gender and physical activity levels. A poor diet and sedentary lifestyle can accelerate this loss. But it’s never too late to flex those muscles.

(Related: These are the at-home massage tools physiotherapists swear by.)

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