Can you touch your toes? Run a mile and a half with ease? How about holding the plank for longer than 45 seconds? All of these questions form one fifth of The Telegraph’s DIY Heath MOT; the purpose of which is to ensure all of us are in tip top shape, not just for today, but for the future too.
It’s no mystery to us that leading a healthy and active lifestyle will prolong your chances of leading the longest and healthiest life possible, and nothing proves this better than the 2012 Brazilian Paper that examined the “sitting and rising” test for 51-80 year old’s.
As the five year anniversary of this important paper approaches, The Telegraph have created a 15-question “Health MOT” to make you think about whether you’re doing everything you can to be in your best shape. The questions cover topics such as your levels of physical activity, sleep and mental capabilities, you can read the full article here.
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