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Age Wise

Greater Longevity is in Your Grasp

Strong grip and an agile body predict longer life

Image: James Chan / Pixabay

You probably should not sit down to hear this news: How well your body works as you get older — measured by things like grip strength, the ability to get out of a chair, and how fast you can walk — can predict how many years you might have left in this world. Add that to previous…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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