10-Second Test Reveals SCARY Risk
They say that in life, balance is key.
The same is true for your health as well.
In a recent study, researchers found that how well you do on a balance test could predict your risk of dying over the next seven years.
Here’s how to take this test for yourself.
For this test, participants had to stand on one leg, with their free leg resting on the back of their standing leg.
Hands stay by your sides.
Participants had three chances to make it to 10 seconds.
This is one test you DON’T want to fail… since those who failed the test had an 84 percent increased risk of dying over the next seven years.
Those who failed the balance test were more likely to be overweight, or to suffer from heart disease or type 2 diabetes.
But ultimately, the older the person, the greater the chance of failing the test.
Here’s the breakdown:
- From age 51-55, five percent failed.
- From age 56-60, eight percent failed.
- From age 61-65, 18 percent failed.
- From age 66-70, 37 percent failed.
- From age 71-75, 54 percent failed.
You can’t change what age category you’re in, but you CAN impact whether you pass or fail this test.
If this makes you want to start practicing yoga… great!
In addition to improving balance, yoga boosts other equally important factors linked to health and longevity, like strength and flexibility.
The best part? You don’t even need to go to a yoga studio.
A simple search on YouTube for “Yoga for Seniors” or “Yoga for Beginners” yields dozens of guided yoga sessions that are absolutely free.
Strength and balance don’t just equate to longevity, but to vitality and independence as well.
Go ahead and take the balance test right now.
And if you fail, do something about it… before it’s too late.
P.S. According to a recent study, the timing of your meals can ultimately have an impact on the most critical factor of all: How long you live. Click here to find out how.
Hawkins, J. (2022, June 26.) “This 10-Second Test Could Measure Your Risk of Death, Study Says.” BGR. https://bgr.com/science/this-10-second-test-could-measure-your-risk-of-death-study-says/
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