I just turned 76 last month. Been in pretty good health overall but
I am noticing my balance is not as good as it used to be and that
I don't recover from stubbing my toe on obstacles as well as I used
to. I think it would be difficult now for me to go forward and try to
wrestle down a flapping jib with the boat bouncing around. I don't think
things will improve as I get older, but I can only speak from my own
experience, your mileage may vary. I am sure there are still some 80 year
olds out there that can leap over tall buildings with a single bound.
My only advice is to do it as soon as you can even if you have to stretch a bit, FWIW, my 2 cents worth.
Great advice for sure
Dabnis (and anyone else over 60), how's your diet? If typical and "so so", ever consider going the Jack Lalane route of focused and targeted healthy juicing and healthy eating + regimented daily exercise? Might help out in the healing/reflex department... might even take a decade or more off your "true" age (the age your body is due to it's "use", not your calendar age).. just getting off meat can do wonders in and of itself..