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Muscles and Protein

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Obviously massage benefits muscle. But what other things can you do to keep your muscles healthy as you age? In the Journal of Nutrients 2016 a study compared older populations in Taiwan, not your bodybuilders, and to see what effect protein intake had on muscle mass. Interestingly enough it was found that lower intakes of protein led to loss of muscles mas while increased intakes of protein led to an… Read More »Muscles and Protein

IT Band

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What is it? Why should I care? The Iliotibial Band or IT band is very tendinous tisssue, stronger and tougher than muscle tissue and is found below the side of the hip (below the TFL muscle) and travels down the outside of the leg eventually blending with the structures above the knee. What does it do? The fibrous band straightens the knee, pulls the leg away from midline, rotates the… Read More »IT Band