The danger of inactivity
The impact of inactivity on muscle mass is severe.
In a group of otherwise healthy study subjects, the was a striking 4.4 pounds load of lean body mass street only 10 days of complete bed rest.
The arm of this study supplementing with an amino acid metabolite lost only 0.37 pounds of muscle when confined to bed for 10 days.
This study reveals how quickly muscle loss occurs and how to prevent it