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Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Sit. Stand. Repeat.

This little trick — a deceptively simple measure of flexibility and strength — can predict who will live longer and whose lives will be cut short, according to a study by Brazilian physician Claudio Gil Araujo. He uses the test with athletes, but he also uses it to lay out the stakes with patients: To live longer, they must get moving and maintain muscle and balance.
Read the full article at Discover Magazine.

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