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Can old men still build muscles on their bodies?

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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It's never too late to enlarge what muscle a person currently has.
However the extent depends on how much the muscle has atrophied and what the quality of the muscle tissue is like. When muscle is not used for about 3 or more years fat starts to infiltrate it and this is an irreversible process. Atrophied muscle without fatty infiltration has a better chance of building up.

In brief: Yes

It's never too late to enlarge what muscle a person currently has.
However the extent depends on how much the muscle has atrophied and what the quality of the muscle tissue is like. When muscle is not used for about 3 or more years fat starts to infiltrate it and this is an irreversible process. Atrophied muscle without fatty infiltration has a better chance of building up.
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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes they can, but much harder to do.

In brief: Yes

Yes they can, but much harder to do.
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