The study concluded that a higher degree of flexibility, muscle strength and coordination are not only beneficial in terms of daily activities but also may favor a higher life expectancy.
BOTTOM LINE: Being able to sit and rise from the floor without using your hands for support may predict a longer life span compared to someone who needs to use one or both hands to rise up.
Brian Danley, CFT
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