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!

1 week ago

6 Tips to Find Your Exercise Motivation and Never Lose It!

Pop into any Facebook group or start a chat with friends about starting a fitness routine and one of the first things that will come up is how much we struggle with finding motivation. Many of us lament that we just aren’t the people who have motivation…

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1 week ago

5 Reasons Nordic Pole Walking is Amazing for Older Women

Nordic pole walking originated in Finland in the early 20th century as a summer training exercise for cross country skiers. With the proper technique and equipment – just two poles and good walking shoes – there’s an astonishing list…

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3 weeks ago

How to Start Running After 60 in 6 Easy Steps

So you’ve decided to start running. I’m assuming you’re in good physical condition and injury free. Running is an excellent choice as it is one of the best cardio exercises for burning calories and strengthening the heart. You’re aware that other…

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3 weeks ago

Why You Should Put Improving Your Balance at the Top of Your New Years’ Resolutions

Are you noticing your balance more than you used to? Do you sometimes hesitate when you’re walking or worry about tripping and falling? Do you feel nervous or unsteady coming down the stairs? Even if you are not someone…

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4 weeks ago

Is It Inevitable That We Will Experience Pain Due to Growing Old?

Thinking back on my years as a youth, I remember seeing my grandparents and then later my older parents “moving slow” and “complaining of pain” and just associated that with aging – they are old and therefore that is why they move slow and have…

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4 weeks ago

Getting Started with Movement? Here Are Types of Workouts You Can Try

Carrie Bradshaw once asked: “Why are we should-ing all over ourselves?” There are so many ‘shoulds’ in our vocabulary for fitness and movement. We should do cardio exercise for heart health and to burn calories. We should do yoga to stretch…

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1 month ago

5 Squat Alternatives for Weak Knees (That You Can Do at Home)

I know the feeling… you’re filled with motivation to start exercising again but soon discover every popular workout seems to include so much squatting, jumping and other high impact exercises. If you’ve got weak knees, there’s no getting around…

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1 month ago

3 Cardio Myths That Sabotage Our Weight Loss Results After 60

Many moons ago, long before the existence of the Internet, no one thought much about cardio. We were too busy fetching water down by the stream, hunting down our next meal, and worrying about whether the pony express…

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1 month ago

5 Yoga-Based Poses That Will Help You Overcome Your Fear of Falling (VIDEO)

Ask a group of older adults what they’re most afraid of as they age and almost always one of them will say, ‘falling’. Falling when you’re older often has consequences. According to a US nationwide study done by Texas A&M University Health Science Center…

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1 month ago

Strength Versus Stretch – Is This the Right Question?

Traditionally, many trainers and movement teachers have considered strengthening and stretching to be opposites. But I would like to tell you why they are not, and how reframing your thinking will support you in more well-rounded…

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