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Old 12-15-2011, 10:51 AM   #11
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To just begin at an old age, and to hold on to your treasure are two TOTALLY different scenarios. We can all agree that muscle loss is inevitable as you grow in age, but whether or not a rank beginner at the age of 60+ cannot build muscle is something I've never come across or looked into.

I'd rather us not speculate and look for an answer. This way we're correct and continuing to expand our knowledge.... I don't like to guess. And give wrong information, applicable or not.
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I'd rather us not speculate and look for an answer. This way we're correct and continuing to expand our knowledge.... I don't like to guess. And give wrong information, applicable or not.
Like I mentioned, Brooks Kubik chrinicles his dad's workouts once in a while. I believe he's in his 70s and has gained some solid strength and muscle mass over the last year. There's one example.

Maybe not cliniacal, but certainly applicable.
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popeye is old as sh*t but he's still strong as ever, when he "gets him his spinach".
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Like I mentioned, Brooks Kubik chrinicles his dad's workouts once in a while. I believe he's in his 70s and has gained some solid strength and muscle mass over the last year. There's one example.

Maybe not cliniacal, but certainly applicable.

No idea who that is. Lol, I was working on finding some sort of "clinical" evidence, but got side tracked. ADD kickin' in.
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i'm no expert, but i would say increasing muscle mass becomes more difficult as you age due to decreasing testosterone levels.
If this is the case I better get on it. I do not want to be wimpy forever! LOL.
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I interviewed an older gentleman who decided to change his life. He now has an amazing body. His name is Errol Hannigan:

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I do know that this is pretty impressive
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^ Now if that isn't motivation...
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very impressive
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