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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!

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50
5 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?
6 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

What Motivates 60+ Women Runners: 4 Factors That Will Excite You to Follow Your Passion in 2019
6 months ago

What Motivates 60+ Women Runners: 4 Factors That Will Excite You to Follow Your Passion in 2019

As the year closes, I’m taking some time to acknowledge the talent and hard work of senior women runners. There are more than a dozen new national or world age group records and many more pending. Read More

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)
6 months ago

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)

While filled with fun events and joyful family gatherings, the holidays can also be busy, stressful, and filled with lots of indulging and little to no exercise. The truth is, however, that staying physically active can only benefit your holiday season, providing noticeable perks like: Read More

No Motivation to Exercise After 60? Try Connecting Across the Miles
6 months ago

No Motivation to Exercise After 60? Try Connecting Across the Miles

During this time of the year, it can be more difficult than ever to fit in some exercise and try to eat healthy – most of the time. I know it is for me! Read More

3 Cardio Myths That Sabotage Our Weight Loss Results After 60 (You’ll Be Surprised at #2)
6 months ago

3 Cardio Myths That Sabotage Our Weight Loss Results After 60 (You’ll Be Surprised at #2)

Many moons ago, long before the existence of the Internet, no one thought much about cardio. Read More

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

5 Lessons I Learned from My Unconventional Road to the National Senior Olympics
7 months ago

5 Lessons I Learned from My Unconventional Road to the National Senior Olympics

When I was informed that I had qualified to play tennis in this year’s National Senior Olympic Games in Albuquerque, it was a kind of dream come true. Read More

Don’t Hibernate This Winter! 3 Tips to Help 60+ Women Get Outdoors and Stay Healthy
7 months ago

Don’t Hibernate This Winter! 3 Tips to Help 60+ Women Get Outdoors and Stay Healthy

As the colder weather and holidays approach, it’s tempting to hunker down, get comfy, and grab some hot cocoa and snacks for a long winter’s hibernation indoors. Read More

This is the Worst Mistake When It Comes to Exercise Over 60
7 months ago

This is the Worst Mistake When It Comes to Exercise Over 60

A few days ago, while I was working my way through my usual workout routine at the gym, I noticed a woman in her mid-60s going through her 60-minute orientation. Read More