Whether you know it or not, you use your butt muscles every day, for all sorts of movements, from standing up, to climbing the stairs, or running for the bus. The gluteal muscles are, perhaps, the most important muscles in the human body.
A study titled “Decline in Cardio respiratory Fitness and Odds of Incidental Sleep Complaints”, which was published in the journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, may reveal another reason to stay active and healthy as we age. The study that took place between 1971 and 2006 at the University of Georgia has found an association between fitness level and sleep. The study followed more than 8,000 men and woman between the ages of twenty and eighty five. The study tracked the participant’s cardio respiratory fitness over a period of two years for each person.