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Fitness Over 60

Fitness over 60 is essential to getting the most from life. Learn how to start running. Get inspired to get in the best shape of your life. This is your time. Make it count!

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age
2 weeks ago

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age

The older I get, the more I realize that age is no reason to stop playing sports. In fact, as the “golden years” sneak up on us (really, what are they anyway?) and the demands of family and employment lessen, we may have more time to participate. Read More

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise
3 weeks ago

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise

The effects of living on this earth for more than half a century have begun to take their toll. But I refuse to believe that accepting “aging” and becoming less active is my only option. However, no matter how hard I have tried to convince myself I like to exercise, I just don’t enjoy it. Read More

How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better
4 weeks ago

How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better

Three years from now, do you expect to be as strong and agile as you are today? How about six years from now? Read More

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50
1 month ago

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50

In my experience, most older adults don’t think about the importance of balance exercises until they have a scare. Perhaps, like me, they experience a fall. Or, maybe they see an older relative struggling to stay independent because of his or her lack of balance. Read More

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!
1 month ago

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!

I’m not going to sugar-coat it – achieving a high level of physical fitness after 50 is tough. As the founder of Sixty and Me, a community of over 500,000 baby boomer women, I have seen firsthand how people our age struggle to lose weight, strengthen our bodies, get flexible and improve our physical appearance. Read More

Weight Training for Seniors: The Importance of Strength Training in Your 60s
2 months ago

Weight Training for Seniors: The Importance of Strength Training in Your 60s

We often hear about the need for strength training at any age, but did you know that power training is even more important to functional independence?

You might associate power with elite sports or the massive athletes who “power lift” 800 pounds, and then drop it to the ground with a huge clang. You can just hear the argghhh! Read More

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist
3 months ago

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist

Are you worried about signing up for a class at your local gym and totally being in over your head? This fear is more common than you think, especially among older adults. Read More

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60
4 months ago

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60

In my mind and heart I still feel like I can do what I did when I was 30. But it’s just not true. I hung up my tennis shoes a decade ago because the discs in my back are degenerating and they won’t take the pounding anymore. My body has betrayed me. Read More

How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You Just Don’t Feel Like it
4 months ago

How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You Just Don’t Feel Like it

We all have those days when mustering the motivation to exercise seems like more of a challenge than usual. We just can’t seem to get going and we end up giving ourselves permission to skip the gym or yoga class, or postpone the run or walk. Read More

10 Wonderful Water Workouts for Better Fitness After 50
4 months ago

10 Wonderful Water Workouts for Better Fitness After 50

One of the best things about summer is outdoor exercise. If you have access to an outdoor pool, it’ll be warm and ready for use! So, water workouts here we come! Read More