Looking for another reason to kick start the new year with a commitment to fitness? How about turning back the clock to a younger you?
The New York Times reported this summer on a Norwegian study that determined “that people with above-average cardiovascular fitness generally had longer life spans than people with lower aerobic fitness. So at any given age, fit people were relatively younger than were people who were out of shape”.
That’s kind of a duhhh, right? But part of the study is a handy “fitness age calculator” which you might find fun.
You can read the full article HERE, ~ basically the Norwegians studied over 5,000 adults and created an algorithm to calculate calculate your relative fitness “age” based on your sex, resting heart rate, waist size and exercise routine.
You can take the test here:
I took it, and was pleased to see that I am a barely legal 21 years old, fitness wise.