View Single Post
Old 01-05-2012, 10:11 AM   #4
Steven Low
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 3,091
Default

Walking speed is directly correlated with mortality so...

If they are frail and/or have poor balance... more likely to fall when they walk fast

Deficits in balance and strength, range of motion etc

Once you stop being able to move well... you die.
__________________
Posts NOT intended as professional medical, training or nutrition advice.
Site // Bodyweight Strength Training Article // Overcoming Gravity Bodyweight Book
Steven Low is offline   Reply With Quote