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What to Know About Treating Sarcopenic Obesity with Robert Linkul, CPT

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Have you heard of the term sarcopenic obesity? It’s when you have low muscle mass with excess body fat. It makes moving around and doing normal everyday activities challenging.

This decline in physical activity also leads to low bone mass and an increased fall and fracture risk. Sarcopenic obesity can be treated and reversed with lifestyle changes. Learn how in this episode. 

Robert Linkul, CPT is an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT *D) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS *D) with distinction. He is the head personal trainer and the owner of Be STRONGER Fitness.

Linkul is the Southwest Regional Coordinator with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and was named the NSCA's 2012 Personal Trainer of the year.


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Highlights From This Episode

[0:00] Topic introduction.

[2:00] New things learned since last conversation and training frequency.

[4:30] A deep dive on sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity.

[28:00] Tips for consistency in strength training

[40:15] New Year’s Resolutions and tips regarding getting to the gym.

[42:00] The “grace” period and what it tells us about exercise.

[48:15] How to break past what you think your body’s limit is.


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