Why we're covering this:
- Because... grip strength? Really? At Curiosity, until we learned otherwise, we figured doing a pushup or a pull-up was the best health indicator.
When a recent study set out to measure how fast different groups of people tend to age, they didn't look at their number of gray hairs or wrinkles, or even medical measures like blood pressure or cholesterol. Instead, they measured the strength of the each person's grip.