- So do you make it a point to do something fast in your training on a regular basis?
- Are you noticing that your body has slowed down in some ways?
- Are you regularly including drills in your training to help you to build speed and power?
After the age of 65 it’s been shown that lower limb power (due to a lack of ballistic strength) has been reported to decline about 3% per year along with a decrease in strength overall strength. The point here is that power development isn’t just for high level athletes in competitive sports, but it’s practical and fitting for everyone. To stave off the diminishing of muscular power you’ve got to work at maintaining it. Power training is an absolute must for long term functional strength.