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FIGHTING FIT

A new decade, a new #10YearChallenge

What middle-aged and older Singaporeans can do to stay healthy and strong as they age.

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Low muscle mass is associated with adverse health outcomes and slower recovery from illness or injury in older people. Scientific studies suggest that the firmness of our handgrip is a good indicator when assessing the ability of recovering from illness or surgery.

LAST year, social media fuelled what turned out to be among the most popular trends of 2019. Known as "2009 vs 2019", "the ageing challenge", or "the glow-up challenge", the #10YearChallenge had millions of people around the world sharing images of how they looked in 2019, compared to the decade...