Stronger 🦵 Legs

▪️When we are old, our feet must always remain strong.
▪️When we gain ageing / grow aged, 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 strengths, 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 sooner or later be lost with the passage of time, making the elderly more prone to bone fractures.
*▪️Fractures in the elderly easily *triggers* 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 years.
▪️Although our feet will gradually age with time, exercising our feet is a life-long task.
*▪️Only by strengthening the legs, *one can 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 muscleus remain healthy.
▪️Please share amongst your elderly friends and family members.

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