If you have ever been curious about the condition of your heart simple method that might help you in that regard. Anyway, it is very important to know whether your heart is healthy or not, because you can thus prevent a heart attack.
According to recent study published in the Heart and Circulatory Physiology revealed that people who are flexible and can supple enough to reach their toes have a healthy heart.
To do the method you have to sit on the floor first, with your legs stretched and your toes pointing up. Then try to reach out and touch your toes with your hands. If you are flexible enough to touch them, it means that your heart is flexible and healthy, too.
The study was conducted by researchers from the University of North Texas and it involved 526 participants aged 20 to 83. The subjects performed the flexibility test while measuring blood pressure and heart activity. At the end of this study, the researchers found a connection between the body and artery elasticity, especially in participants over 40.