Muscular weakness in adolescence is associated with disability 30 years later

Muscular weakness in adolescence is associated with disability 30 years later
Like we need another reason to throw away the Xbox and computer!  It’s no secret that kids are playing outside less and less theses days.  This habit could lead to disability later in life!
A recent study found that there was a strong association between muscular weakness and disability. A combination of muscular weakness and low aerobic fitness was an especially important risk factor for disability. This adds weight to call for muscular strength and fitness enhancing exercise for adolescents in all BMI categories.
How can you prevent this?  Turn off the Xbox and computer.  Get outside, go for a walk, ride a bike or throw a football.   Do something that does not require sitting!

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