Does age affect your ability to build and maintain muscle and strength?

Sarcopenia! People say that as you age you lose muscle and strength but is it age or training or the lack of it that causes this effect? So in this video, we will discuss “Does age affect your ability to build and maintain muscle and strength?”

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