Lesson series

Muscle building across the lifespan

In this course, Brad Schoenfeld discusses how muscle building changes across the lifespan, with a focus on the effects of aging on anabolism.

You will learn about:
  What sarcopenia is
  Muscle mass loss and gain in the elderly
  The effect of resistance exercise on muscle mass loss
  Protein intake to support muscle mass gain
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Anni Vanhatalo

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Video time

50 mins

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Brad Schoenfeld

Brad is an internationally renowned fitness expert and widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on body composition training (muscle development and fat loss). He is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder, and has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles.

Brad is widely regarded as a “trainer of trainers”, an excellent educator who can make complicated things easy to understand. He is an assistant professor in the exercise science department at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY, and acts as director of their human performance laboratory. Brad has outstanding credentials in both the academic as well as the applied side. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles on exercise and sports nutrition as well as several books. Brad is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA who is recognised and decorated for his achievements.
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