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    Senior Member CommuteCommando's Avatar
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    Strange Achievement.

    I was working on the house yesterday and wound up sitting lotus position on the floor (pulling up old carpet). Suddenly it occurred to me; when I was younger I was able to stand from a seated lotus without putting my hands to the floor, so I tried it. I just knew I could do it, and up I went.

    I had not been able to do that in over twenty years. I thought I would never again be able to do it. Yet another encouraging sign of progress.
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    I'm impressed that you even got INTO the lotus position, let alone get up from it. That would send me to the orthopedic surgeon!

    At this point, I'm not sure I could even pull off a Mountain Pose.
    If at first you don't succeed, Skydiving is not the sport for you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommuteCommando View Post
    I was working on the house yesterday and wound up sitting lotus position on the floor (pulling up old carpet). Suddenly it occurred to me; when I was younger I was able to stand from a seated lotus without putting my hands to the floor, so I tried it. I just knew I could do it, and up I went.

    I had not been able to do that in over twenty years. I thought I would never again be able to do it. Yet another encouraging sign of progress.
    Nice! If you couldn't do that before and you can do now, that's great!

    I can still do it and I do every so often just to show myself I'm not getting that old....YET!

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    The ability to get up off the floor without using your hands is positively correlated with longevity

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