Arguably Our MOST Critical IQ is Less Frequently Talked About!
Of the three major IQ’s what’s the most important?
I would argue is the one that doesn’t get talked about a whole lot!
It is your movement IQ! What the heck is that?
That is how well can you do the things that you have to do;
sitting, standing, walking, going up & down stairs, carrying groceries, etc. during your normal daily activities
Or the things you love to do, like biking, hiking, participating in a sport activity.
Can you do those things easily?
Or do you pay for them after the fact? Do you get hurt when you do them?
Are you sore for a week after or do they feel good?
This is a good way to measure it!
Do the activities feel Easy or do you “Pay For IT” with a lot of residual?
If you feel good your “Movement IQ” is probably pretty high!
I would argue this is he most important of our IQ’s because is supports all of your systems and everything around life.
Research has shown that moving regularly & exercising is critical
It helps us to be more physically capable as we get older. Help us to connect with others.
It boost our mental state and those who exercise tend to take better care of themselves.
They tend to be healthier and more physically capable as time passes and their life satisfaction ratings are higher.
As time we naturally drift towards being less mobile, more stiff, and strength declines
But this doesn’t have to happen!
You Can GET better & Remain Physically Capable with the passing of time!
Where would you put yourself on that scale?
Would you give yourself an A, B, would you give yourself a C, or maybe even a D!
If you’re in these, there’s these grades that you don’t want it to be?
We can, we can help guide you just mention this post!
We will be happy to guide you towards bringing your grades up.
If you want another good way to evaluate your “Movement IQ” as really good functional test is the following.
From standing attempt to lie down on the floor and then stand back without using your hands.
If you can do the test, research shows you will live longer and that you are mor likely to remain physically capable as time passes
This test takes a fair amount of mobility, balance, and strength to be able to pull it off without using your hands.
It is a good basic “Movement IQ” test to determine where you are. Give it a try.
There are many other good ones some of which are more difficult!
So where do you stack up?
If it is easy, great job and keep up the good work!
It not work towards improving it!
It just takes practice and a little sweat equity!
Thanks for listening everyone and keep on THRIVING!
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