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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!

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

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors
2 days ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do! Read More

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!
3 days ago

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!

Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
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4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
2 weeks ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond
2 weeks ago

Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond

Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada…
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7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60
2 weeks ago

7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60

We all know the benefits of exercise. Working out can increase energy, promote weight loss, manage health problems, and aid in the prevention of muscle loss. Although we know we need to get out there and work out…
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Strong Summer Abs for Ladies Over 60 to Look Good All Year Round!
3 weeks ago

Strong Summer Abs for Ladies Over 60 to Look Good All Year Round!

As Memorial Day passes, the unofficial start to summer is upon us! Headlines on every magazine are flashing beach-ready abs. Strong core muscles are not just nice to have for summer, though, but are essential for every day…

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Fitness Trends Through the Decades – Which Was Your Favorite?
3 weeks ago

Fitness Trends Through the Decades – Which Was Your Favorite?

As baby boomers, we’ve seen many trends come and go. Many of embraced our bohemian side in the 1960s. We saw the rise and fall of disco, although some of us would claim that it’s still alive and kicking!

Many of the women among us, including myself, wore power suits, with intimidating shoulder pads, in the 1980s. Now, after so many years of experimentation, most of us have settled on a style that works for us. Read More

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises
4 weeks ago

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60
1 month ago

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60

Are you an exercise cheater? I know I am.

Given the chance, I always opt for the easier-exercise way out – whether intentionally or not. I just tend to want to get it over with quickly. Read More