Building Muscle

4 Keys to Strength Building and Muscle Mass

Muscle is harder to build and maintain as we age. In fact, most of us start losing muscle around age 30, with a 3- to 8-percent reduction in lean muscle mass every decade thereafter.

When building muscle, it's important to look at the athlete's overall diet.

More on This Topic

  • Building Muscle

    4 Keys to Strength Building and Muscle Mass

    Wendy Marcason, RDN

    Muscle is harder to build and maintain as we age. In fact, most of us start losing muscle around age 30, with a 3- to 8-percent reduction in lean muscle mass every decade thereafter. Read More

  • Building Muscle

    Grill Your Way to a Six Pack

    Wendy Marcason, RDN

    Throwing the right foods on the grill will help you gain muscle mass and definition when used in combination with a cardio and weight training regimen. Read More