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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!

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!
1 week ago

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!

I’ve always had a sneaking suspicion that some people were more “cut out” for exercise than others. At school there were those who loved Physical Education lessons and those who dreaded them. Read More

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale
4 weeks ago

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale

I went on my first diet when I was 14. I had been a gymnast and a diver when I was younger, and as I slipped into the more sedentary life of a teenager – and my body entered puberty – I started worrying that I weighed too much. Read More

3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60
4 weeks ago

3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60

Core and abs are two words that get thrown around more than reality show drama. They are, in fact, different. Here are three things to know: Read More

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!
1 month ago

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended. Read More

7 Reasons a Simple Walk Will Keep Your Brain Fit After 60
1 month ago

7 Reasons a Simple Walk Will Keep Your Brain Fit After 60

Off to my fitness class I go. I have all the necessary gear in a bag on the car seat beside me. When I arrive, I drive around looking for a parking spot closest to the door. Participants from an earlier class are just coming out so I’m lucky to nab a good spot. Read More

The Truth Is Stunning: No Age Limits for Marathon Runners
2 months ago

The Truth Is Stunning: No Age Limits for Marathon Runners

I continue to be amazed by the energy, commitment, and accomplishments of women in the 60s. A new study appeared in my inbox, once again confirming this trend. Read More

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s
2 months ago

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s

Would you rather read a book than take a walk? Do you prefer cooking to working out? Well, you’re not alone. Read More

A Brisk Walk and Good Food Make Up the Recipe for Longevity
2 months ago

A Brisk Walk and Good Food Make Up the Recipe for Longevity

One brisk walk a day is enough to cut the risk of early death by as much as 15 per cent, according to Public Health England. I read this in my nightly download of stories of centenarians. Fifteen percent! That’s a pretty good payoff for one brisk walk a day, don’t you think? Read More

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50
2 months ago

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50

Most people think that balance exercises are for preventing falls. Nothing could be further from the truth! Read More

3 Age-Related Exercise Myths That Hold You Back: Do You Believe Them?
3 months ago

3 Age-Related Exercise Myths That Hold You Back: Do You Believe Them?

It’s been 24 years since I earned my first of four personal training certifications in 1995. As I proudly displayed the American Council of Exercise (ACE) certificate on my wall, I thought I had all I needed to help people get fit. Read More