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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 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them
2 months ago

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them

I started working out at age 21, otherwise known as the Dawn of Time. I was present for the birth of aerobics classes and the cult-like following of Atkins. Read More

Discover Qigong to Combine the Benefits of Fitness and Massage
2 months ago

Discover Qigong to Combine the Benefits of Fitness and Massage

No need to decide, because you can get both at once with qigong (CHEE-gong), the gentlest form of martial arts. Read More

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!
3 months 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 months 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 months 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!
4 months 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
4 months 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
5 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
5 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
5 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