How old are you? Before you jump to the quick answer – the number that you celebrate each year with an increasing amount of candles on the cake – know that you have another age that is more important: your fitness age.
Your fitness age takes into account your respiratory health and is made up of components including heart rate, waist circumference, exercise routine and more.
Why is it important? The lower your fitness age is from your actual age the higher your chances of living a long life. Best of all, you can change your fitness age through exercise.
Researcher Ulrik Wisloff (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) designed a fitness age calculator. It is available online at:
Try it out! Motivate yourself to lower your fitness age.