Fight muscle loss and resist ageing

People may lose muscle mass as they age, but resistance training can slow the onset of this condition or even reverse it, experts say

The number of centres offering an evidence-based strength-training programme which aims to improve the functional abilities of the elderly is on the rise.

Four more of such centres will open this year, taking the total number to 33 by the end of the year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 04, 2019, with the headline 'Fight muscle loss and resist ageing'. Print Edition | Subscribe