Building muscle protects against disease of aging?

If you want good health, a long life and to feel your best well into old age, the number one most important thing you can do is strength-training, says Dr. Brett Osborn, author of Get Serious, A Neurosurgeons Guide to Optimal Health and Fitness.Why?Our ability to fight off disease resides in our muscles. The greatest thing you can do for your body is to build muscle, Osborn said citing a large, long-term study of nearly 9,000 men ages 20 to 80.
“There are no secrets to a strong and healthier body; hard work is required for the body that will remain vital and strong at any age,” Osborn says. Read more…

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