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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!

Strong Abs for Ladies Over 60 to Look Good All Year Round!
1 week ago

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

Strong core muscles are not just nice to have for summer, though, but are essential for every day. Core muscles give you the balance to reach a tall shelf or bend down and tie your shoes…
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Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale
2 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

9 (Unexpected) Fall-Inspired Fitness Ideas for Women Over 50
2 weeks ago

9 (Unexpected) Fall-Inspired Fitness Ideas for Women Over 50

Cooler weather is just around the corner, and that means time to plan for some fun, health-boosting fall fitness activities! Don’t miss this quick essential list! Read More

4 Painless Steps to Starting Weight Lifting for Seniors
2 weeks ago

4 Painless Steps to Starting Weight Lifting for Seniors

Let’s do a quick word association game: What comes to mind when you think of weight lifting? If you’re like most people, one or more of the following popped into your head: Big beefy muscles; Lots of grunting…
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Need More Movement as a Senior Woman but Feel Overwhelmed? Start Here!
1 month ago

Need More Movement as a Senior Woman but Feel Overwhelmed? Start Here!

Do you realize your balance is declining, but feel lost on where to start improving it? Notice that your mobility isn’t what it used to be, but not sure how to take the first step to make it better? We all get a little lost sometimes…
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Want to Push Your Boundaries in Your Mature Years? First, Know Your Limitations
1 month ago

Want to Push Your Boundaries in Your Mature Years? First, Know Your Limitations

I stood, wobbling on inline skates, in the bright Colorado sunshine, balancing precariously on the asphalt of a large movie theatre. Good thing the lot was empty as I needed plenty of room…
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Want to Have Better Balance and a Sharper Brain in Your 60s? Try This Today!
1 month ago

Want to Have Better Balance and a Sharper Brain in Your 60s? Try This Today!

Do you want to have better balance? Would you also like to boost your brain fitness? Not only are both possible, but you can do them at the same time! Doing targeted balance exercises, at the right level for you…
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How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things
1 month ago

How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things

In a previous post at Sixty and Me, I reviewed several athletic competition sports venues dedicated to senior athletes. This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games held in beautiful Albuquerque…
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3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)
2 months ago

3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)

Do you worry that you’re not doing enough exercise – or the right kinds? Are you concerned about getting hurt if you exercise incorrectly? Wondering what really works to build your bones?
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Adventure Is Exhilarating, but Before You Go – Know Your Limitations
2 months ago

Adventure Is Exhilarating, but Before You Go – Know Your Limitations

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Ellen hunched over the saddle like Quasimodo, hanging on, for dear life, to the saddle horn with one hand and the back of the saddle with the other, as Toni (her horse) trotted rapidly to keep up with the front of the herd…
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