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 day ago

How to Keep Up Your Fitness Routine While Traveling

Once upon a time keeping up with a fitness routine while traveling was a daunting task. Now, there are plenty of resources available to support you, and I have a few tips and tricks to keep you feeling great on your trip. Maybe you are traveling to a new…

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4 days ago

Don’t Make These Mistakes When You Exercise at Home!

Are you missing your regular exercise class or other activities? Have you tried exercising at home to keep fit and stay healthy? Perhaps you’d like to do more exercise at home? Over the years, I’ve supported hundreds of people to exercise safely and…

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3 weeks 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? If you answered “Yes” – write down three things you do on a regular basis to challenge your strength, mobility and endurance…

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3 weeks ago

Why You Should try a GYROKINESIS® Exercise Class

Picture this. You wake up in the morning, and with a really big yawn, you reach out with your full body and stretch your limbs. That early morning stretch can feel amazing. It can be both energizing and like a massage all in one…

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4 weeks ago

Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond

Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada to see avid “polers” – solo or in groups…

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1 month ago

10 Sports Tips from an Icon: Kathrine Switzer

Back in 1967, when I would do no more than a jog around the park to enjoy the summer days, Kathrine Switzer was training for a marathon that would change the future of running for women. Against the wishes of Boston Marathon officials…

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1 month ago

The Squat – Can You Do It After 60?

All over the world, the Squat is used by countless people in pursuit of their health, fitness, and wellbeing. It is sometimes referred to as “The King of Exercises” for being a discipline that – particularly if you’re in a hurry and have limited time…

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1 month ago

Do You Know WHY Breathing Is a Key Factor in Your Wellness?

I think of breathing in two different ways, after we acknowledge that breathing is mandatory for life and air always enters into the lungs. #1: I use breath in a way that helps me to harness my reflexive core in exercise or to manage load…

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2 months ago

The Importance of Good Reflexes and Reaction Times as We Get Older

Reflexes defend the body before you even realise the problem on a conscious level. They happen faster than a reaction to stimuli. For instance, if you don’t know something is hot and touch it, a reflex action kicks in, and you withdraw your hand…

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2 months ago

7 Reasons Why Recumbent Bikes Can Be a Great Option for Those Over 60

When you consider recumbent bikes, your first thought, like mine, may be, “Those things are not for me. They’re slow and only for old people.” That is what I believed too. Until about a year ago, I was riding a regular two-wheel, upright bike and never thought…

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