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1

As you become older what happens?

- You lose flexibility
- You lose strength
- Lose stamina
- Decrease in testosterone

2

What happens to Stamina?

- It will improve as oxygen capacity increases

3

What happens to speed?

- Speed decreases as muscle mass increases

4

Why does flexibility decrease with age?

- Due to an increase in weight

5

Is there a change in oxygen capacity with age?

- Yes, it reduces with age due to the heart becoming less efficient

6

What happens to our recovery as we become older?

- The older you are, the longer it takes to recover from an injury