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One Secret Fitness Trick That Can Add Years to Your Life, Says Top Trainer

People often associate heart health , regular exercise , and nutritious diets with living longer. However, there are other equally-important factors that can affect your lifespan that get less attention. Specifically, falls and accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36 million older adults fall each year. Falls in older adults can cause hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries, injuries that can dramatically impact a person's health and quality of life. In fact, 30,000 older adults die each year due to a fall. The injuries often caused by falls, such as hip fractures, are also associated with worse mortality and other health issues. The mortality rate a year after getting a hip fracture is between 14 to 58 percent , and those odds worsen the older a person is when they get injured. If you want to live longer, it's important to incorporate stability and strengthening exercises into your fitness routine. Best of all are unilateral lo