ARTICLE: WHAT'S THE LONGEST HUMANS CAN LIVE FOR?

CrossFit:

Teams of 2, AMRAP 25:
9 Rope Climbs
40 Clean & Jerks
30 Handstand Push-ups
40 Power Snatches
76 Double-unders
40 Overhead Squats

Rx:
1st Round: 95/65#
2nd Round: 115/80#
3rd Round: 135/95#
4th Round: 155/105#

Competition:
1st Round: 75/55#
2nd Round: 95/65#
3rd Round: 115/80#
4th Round: 135/95#
DUA-OK
1 Abmat HSPU OK

Performance:
All Rounds:
75/55#
DUA-OK or 150 Singles each
Round 2
Abmat HSPU & DB Lsit Press OK
2 Strict Ground to Standing = 1 Rope Climb

Fitness:
All Rounds:
Find Weight
Singles
2 Abmat HSPU & DB Lsit Press OK
2 Ground to Standing = 1 Rope Climb

Article:

On Aug. 4, 1997, Jeanne Calment passed away in a nursing home in France. The Reaper comes for us all, of course, but he was in no hurry for Mrs. Calment. She died at age 122, setting a record for human longevity.

Jan Vijg doubts we will see the likes of her again. True, people have been living to greater ages over the past few decades. But now, he says, we have reached the upper limit of human longevity.

“It seems highly likely we have reached our ceiling,” said Dr. Vijg, an expert on aging at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. “From now on, this is it. Humans will never get older than 115.”

Dr. Vijg and his graduate students Xiao Dong and Brandon Milholland published the evidence for this pessimistic prediction on Wednesday in the journal Nature. It’s the latest volley in a long-running debate among scientists about whether there’s a natural barrier to the human life span.

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