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Maintaining Mobility as we Age: A Key to Aging Successfully

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Findings from the Protein Metabolism Research Lab at McMaster University demonstrate that 2 weeks of inactviity leads to lowered rates of muscle protein synthesis and a worsening of glycemic control that unlike younger adults is not recovered during return to normal activity in overweight, prediabetic elderly humans: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29095970 Dr. Stuart Phillips’s team of researchers propose that […]

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Hamilton seniors put their fitness to the test at PACE

Though it’s sometimes challenging, Maureen Harper makes it a point to get to the MacSeniors Exercise and Wellness Program at McMaster’s Physical Activity Research Centre of Excellence (PACE), as often as she can. “I started in May and it wasn’t easy to get a routine going, but now I’m feeling so much better,” says Harper, one of a number […]

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