Can you spot the difference?
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"💥𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐀𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠💥⠀ ———⠀ A great image from @physionetwork from a 2011 study (cited below) that demonstrates the power exercise has on preserving our muscle mass as we age.⠀ -⠀ In these axial MRI views of the thigh (imagine cutting the thigh in half and looking at a cross-section), we can see the increased degree of adipose/fat and muscle atrophy in the sedentary man as compared to that of the triathlete of similar age.⠀ -⠀ Pretty convincing evidence to maintain a regular exercise program throughout your lifespan!⠀ ••••••••••⠀ 📚Wroblewski AP, et al. Chronic exercise preserves lean muscle mass in masters athletes. Phys Sportsmed. 2011.⠀ .⠀ #RehabScience"⠀ ⠀ Photo credit @rehabscience⠀ Reposted with @plannthat ⠀ #BEFitPhysicalTherapy #BEFitBEWell #ChoosePT #UpperValleyPT #UpperValleyVTNH #UpperValley #MyDailyUV #DailyUV #HanoverNH #WhiteRiverJunctionVT #myherecast