Those Biceps Do More Than Just Look Pretty

Those Biceps Do More Than Just Look Pretty. Basic muscle mass is a critical component to well-being, and keeps people healthy enough to perform basic tasks, like climbing stairs and carrying groceries. But after the age of 30, most of us start losing strength and lean tissue at a steady clip. As reported in the Globe, researchers are hot on the trail to find out how to help people, particularly the seniors most at risk, maintain their muscles, and they’ve found a few things that work surprisingly well. Quick tip: a good omelet and a weight-lifting class is never a idea. [Boston Globe]