About Paul Holbrook
FOUNDER & STRENGTH COACH | MA, CSCS Paul earned his master’s degree in gerontology from the Fischer Institute for Wellness at Ball State University. He interned at the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University under the direction of Dr. Maria Fiatrone and Dr. Miriam Nelson. Later, Paul trained older adults at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged. He earned his strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, along with certifications from the Titleist Performance Institute, Original Strength, and in the Functional Movement Screen. In 2005, Paul founded Age Performance, where he continues to develop comprehensive training programs for adults over 40. Additionally, Paul sits on the advisory board of the Functional Aging Institute, frequently giving seminars about physical performance at fitness centers and senior housing developments. He is a long-time Zen practitioner under Zen Master Genpo Roshi and has competed and medaled in the National Senior Games.
Train Faster - Age Better: Implementing Speed and Power
This workshop will examine the power-driven pathway to age-associated disability. In addition, this workshop will dive deep into what speed and power exercises are best for efficacy and safety, along with how to program speed and power in a single session and weekly. Paul will also cover super safe and effective plyometrics that anyone can do to elicit that springy response in the lower extremities.
1. Attendees will learn why speed and power are important and how they improve physical performance as we age.
2. Attendees will get practical experience on how to implement speed and power using only body weight.
3. Attendees will learn how to implement speed and power into their training programs.