Grip strength was the best predictor of how well a group of more than 6000 men aged 45 to 68 would avoid being incapacitated later in life, a 25-year study found. The weakest-gripping men suffered twice the disabilities of men with hands of steel. In another study of nearly 140,000 men and women, poor grip strength correlated with a higher incidence of death, especially from cardiovascular disease.
43 words you should learn to live by
It’s not about adding years to your life but adding life to your years. So how can you feel – and look – younger at any age? Often it starts with a single word…