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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!

Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy
3 days ago

Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy

I reversed my own osteoporosis with a combination of important elements like good sleep, whole-food nutrition, improved gut health, and weightlifting, as well as walking with a weighted vest. Over the last few years, I have used my…
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5 Reasons Nordic Pole Walking is Amazing for Older Women
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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Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)
1 week ago

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Have you noticed that you walk more slowly and cautiously? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…
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At Age 61, I Held a 7-Minute Plank… My Reasons May Surprise You
1 week ago

At Age 61, I Held a 7-Minute Plank… My Reasons May Surprise You

Last year, at age 61, I held a plank for 7 minutes. Now, setting personal records for holding planks may not be a priority for most women in their 60s, but I like a good challenge! My previous plank record was 3.5 minutes…
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5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50
3 weeks ago

5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50

Here’s the thing about fitness information: It changes constantly. New research, trends and fads steer us in directions we believe will be The Answer to whatever fitness problem ails us. One day we’re squeezing the life out…
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Why You Should Put Improving Your Balance at the Top of Your New Years’ Resolutions
4 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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3 Cardio Myths That Sabotage Our Weight Loss Results After 60
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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Your Daily Movement “Vitamins”: Stay Mobile with This Simple Daily Exercise Routine (VIDEO)
1 month ago

Your Daily Movement “Vitamins”: Stay Mobile with This Simple Daily Exercise Routine (VIDEO)

Finding the motivation to exercise daily can be a challenge. When our to-do list and other priorities accumulate, it can leave us vulnerable to neglecting our fitness routine. We tell ourselves I don’t have time… Maybe later…
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Strength Versus Stretch – Is This the Right Question?
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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Easy 2-Minute Knee Massage to Relieve Pain in the Back of the Knee
1 month ago

Easy 2-Minute Knee Massage to Relieve Pain in the Back of the Knee

Do you suffer from pain in the back of the knee? One of the most common culprits is the popliteus muscle. This small, triangle shaped muscle lives just behind the knee. Every day, it helps stabilize and bend your knee. But what happens…
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