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You Need Carbs to Build Muscle

Analysis by Ashley Armstrong

carbs for muscle

Story at-a-glance

  • Without smart exercise and strong metabolic rates, the slow loss of muscle mass starts at age 30. At age 50, muscle mass decreases at an annual rate of 1% to 2%. After age 60, this reduction increases to 3%. By age 75, some individuals have lost approximately half of their muscle mass


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