Strong and healthy muscles and bones support you every day, and you can support them by eating nutrient-rich foods and getting regular exercise.* Small steps could help you reap benefits you may not realize you can gain. No matter what age you are, it’s important to establish good nutrition, lifestyle and physical activity habits to help pave a path for strong muscles and bones. Consuming high-quality protein and participating in resistance exercise, such as weight lifting, are important to muscle strength. Maintaining your muscle contributes to health and well-being.