I constantly see articles published by seemly intelligent people telling me that having belly-fat is really dangerous and that I need to exercise to get rid of it. Hopefully, by now, you will have understood enough of the science to know how really stupid this statement is. It has as much validity as claiming my arse is a biofuel reactor.
This could be the end of the article but for those readers that have yet to dive into the science, let me explain … Continue reading
I was thinking about the argument that lean muscle mass in older age determines life-expectancy. This is a widely embraced view and is driving behaviour. It has almost achieved the status of dogma.
The belief comes from studies that show that the more lean muscle mass that an older person has, the longer they are expected to live. So, lean muscle mass is associated with a longer life. Is this all there is to the story? Well, not in my opinion, otherwise I would not be writing this …. Continue reading