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    Lifespan calculator & Dr. Mike Evans

    Dr. Mike Evans...how fit are you?

    I found this video to be very informative. You might also check out the "Lifespan Calculator."



    http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=...ail&FORM=VIRE6


    http://media.nmfn.com/tnetwork/lifespan/


    My lifespan estimate (guess?) is 94 but only because they didn't ask about riding motorcycles, I'm sure.

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    According to the calculator, I should live to around 90.

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    93 for me.
    "I bet German has a word for it. German has a word for everything."

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    88 for me, I am sure the factor of my father dying at 49 of cardiovascular disease was my low point and lowered my average. At least my mother is 84 and has no cardiovascular disease whatsoever. 88 seems too young for me.

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    I'm more interested in quality than quantity of life.
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    According to the calculator I'm already dead.


    Just kidding! 84 for me.
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    92 for me.
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    Mine said 95.

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    Mine was 98! Looks like I may need another new bike soon
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    According to it I will live to 98. I don't think my money will last that long. When I retired gas was 90 cents a gal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    I'm more interested in quality than quantity of life.
    Me too but since my life is pretty good right now I'm happy for the quantity to come. (With any luck.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laserman View Post
    According to the calculator I'm already dead.


    Just kidding! 84 for me.
    I have a T-shirt that says, "In dog years I'm dead." I wear it to the gym a lot.

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    I guess I'm going to have to start eating more veggies and fruit---I'm "only" gonna make it to 96.

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    89, but when I take it again with the exercise and diet slanted toward where I trying to get, I get an extra five years. I guess I need to check my 401(K) and see if I'll be OK. Who knows, these days, maybe I just need to see I'll have candy money by the time I reach retirement age...
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    96 and rollin' baby!

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    I think they should ask about Diabetes and cancers, both personnel and family. These are both indicators of health.

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    95

    Yeah, right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by velocycling View Post
    I think they should ask about Diabetes and cancers, both personnel and family. These are both indicators of health.
    Agree. My estimate of 89 seems high for a recent cancer and cancer treatment survivor. The quiz hits some important factors, but leaves out some that could make a big difference. Don't get me wro0ng, being healthy, happy and somewhat self-sufficient for that long would be great. But I'm not counting on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly View Post
    Mine was 98! Looks like I may need another new bike soon
    lol!
    "I bet German has a word for it. German has a word for everything."

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    Whats your sign of the zodiac, and what animal year in the chinese calendar are you? Of course, the Mayan calendar must be consulted, and one shouldn't forget Nostradamus.
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    96 for me. How can that be? My dad died at 72. My mom died at 81.

    The big question is, will my 401k funds last 29 more years? And will my mind and body still be in good working order at 96 -- or even at 90?
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    It pegged me at 95, which would be about average for males in my family. My thirty-year-old touring bike may need another hip replacement by then. (Both seat stays have already been replaced once.)

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    89.

    Both my parents passed at 77-78; there have been two family members I know of that made it past 90; I intend to join that club, on two wheels.

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    I think the survey conclusion is far too optimistic, at least for me. My mother died at 29 and my father at 83, so if you average my parent's life spans, I should have died five years ago.

    Still, the chart has me pegged at 89, which I rather doubt.

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    I should have been dead 10 years ago. Good thing they did not ask about airplane crashes, bar fights, driving over 150 mph, taunting the police, base jumping, drinking two quarts of booze a day, a nagging wife, carrying a mortgage, waiting in line, bad food, fluoridation, abductions, drive by shooting, home invasions, and dealing with the DMV.

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