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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
2 years 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
2 years 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!
2 years 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 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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

Want to Get the Most from Life After 60? Get Back to Nature!
2 years ago

Want to Get the Most from Life After 60? Get Back to Nature!

We are living in strange times. For millions of years, our ancestors slept under the stars. We sleep in concrete boxes. Our ancestors hunted for food and battled starvation.

Our food comes to us and we battle obesity. Our ancestors lived in small communities of closely related individuals. We live in concrete jungles filled with strangers. Is it any wonder that we sometimes feel lonely and anxious? Read More

How Getting Sweaty Could Help You to Live Longer
2 years ago

How Getting Sweaty Could Help You to Live Longer

One of the best things that you can do to get the most from life after 60 is to get in great shape.

Even small things, like setting an egg-timer to remind yourself to get up and stretch every hour, can have a big impact on your body. Many people also find pleasure in gardening, strolling in the park or walking a dog. Read More