Category: Research

Check This Out: Ability to stand without support is a reliable longevity predictor

Can you get off the floor without using your hands? If not it may be time to start working on it. Scientists have found that our ability to get up off the floor without using our hands for support was a good enough indicator of overall health to predict our longevity over the next 6 … Continue reading Check This Out: Ability to stand without support is a reliable longevity predictor

Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

A 45-year study out of Sweden has found that a life long habit of low levels of aerobic exercise predicts death risk. In terms of lifestyle factors that contribute to a shortened lifespan, lack of exercise is second only to smoking. Considering that aerobic exercise essentially trains your heart and lungs, improves the circulation of oxygen and … Continue reading Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.