Sit-Stand Test = Long Life?

In health on 09/04/2013 at 2:41 pm

Get Off the Floor to Live Longer

Quick, try this: Sit down on the floor, then get back up using as little support as possible. (No hands!)

How’d you do? According to a new study in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, your ability—or inability—to do the test with ease may predict how long you’re going to live. And how does one’s ability to move from standing to sitting correlate with longevity? This article in Men’s Health explains why.

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