Does being able to get up off of the floor determine life expectancy?

Who says exercise is not important to living longer?

Well, if is you then here is a study that should help change your mind.

This excerpt comes from a very good article at Conditioning Research

The idea is that some researchers have found that those who can sit down and get up using no hands are likely to live for longer. The more that you have to use other parts of your body – elbows, knees etc to help you up then the more mortality is affected…. Read More

seatedJust keep in mind that if your smoke a lot and eat a trash diet I don’t care how easily you can get up and down.

The odds are you will not last as long as those you eat well and generally take care of themselves.

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Arnold Brod, Publisher

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