*KEEP YOUR LEGS STRONG: A MUST READ ARTICLE*

  • *▪️When we are old, our feet must always remain strong.*
  • *▪️When we age, we should not be afraid of hair turning grey (or) his skin sagging (or) wrinkles.*
  • *▪️Among the signs of *longevity,* as summarized by the US Magazine “Prevention”, *strong leg muscles* are listed on the top, as *the most important and essential one.*
  • *▪️Do not move your legs for two weeks & your leg strength will decrease by 10 years.*
  • *▪️A study from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that both old and young, during the two weeks of *inactivity,* _the legs muscle strength got weakened by a third_ which is *equivalent to 20-30 years of ageing.*
  • *▪️As our leg muscles weaken, it will take a long time to recover, even if we do _rehabilitation exercises later.*
  • *▪️Therefore, regular exercise like walking, is very important.*
  • *▪️The whole body weight/load remain on legs.*
  • *▪️The foot is a kind of *pillars,* bearing the weight of the human body.
  • *▪️Interestingly, 50% of a person’s bones and 50% of the muscles, are in the two legs.*
  • *▪️The largest and strongest joints and bones of the human body are also in the legs.*
  • *▪️”Strong bones, strong muscles, and flexible joints form the “Iron Triangle” that carries the most important load on the human body.”*
  • *▪️70% of human activity and burning of energy in one’s life, is done by the two feet.*
  • *▪️Do you know this? When a person is young, his *thighs have enough strength to lift a small car!*
  • *▪️The foot is the *center of body locomotion.*
  • *▪️Both the legs together have 50% of the nerves of the human body, 50% of the blood vessels and 50% of the blood flowing through them.*
  • *▪️It is the large circulatory network that connects the body.*
  • *▪️Only when the feet are healthy then the *convention current of blood* *flows, smoothly, so people who have strong leg muscles will definitely have a *strong heart.*
  • *▪️Aging starts from the feet upwards.*
  • *▪️As a person gets older, the accuracy and speed of transmission of instructions between the brain and the legs decreases, unlike when a person is young.*
  • *▪️In addition, the so-called *Bone Fertilizer Calcium* *will decrease with the passage of time, making the elderly more prone to bone fractures.*
  • *▪️Fractures in the elderly easily *triggers* a series of *complications, especially fatal diseases such as brain thrombosis.*
  • *▪️Do you know that 15% of elderly patients will die within a year of a thigh-bone fracture.*
  • *▪️Exercising the legs, is never too late, even after the age of 60.*  (Stan Speaks: OMG; I hope none of my reaaders are “over 60?????)
  • *▪️Although our feet will gradually age with time, exercising our feet is a life-long task.*
  • *▪️Only by strengthening the legs, can one prevent further aging
  • *▪️Please walk for *at least 30-40 minutes,* *daily to ensure that your legs receive sufficient exercise and to ensure that your leg muscles remain healthy.*
  • *▪️Please share amongst your friends and family members.*
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2 Responses to *KEEP YOUR LEGS STRONG: A MUST READ ARTICLE*

  1. seliseq1 says:

    WOW!!

    Like

  2. debsturat says:

    And what exercises legs better than Shuffleboard!!!!! ?? Surprised that it wasn’t in the article!!

    On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 8:45 PM Your Source for Shuffleboard News wrote:

    > stanistheman posted: ” *[image: ▪]When we are old, our feet must always > remain strong.**[image: ▪]When we age, we should not be afraid of hair > turning grey (or) his skin sagging (or) wrinkles.**[image: ▪]Among the > signs of *longevity,* as summarized by the US Magazine “Prevention”, > *strong leg muscle” >

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