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Fitness Over 60

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Need More Movement as a Senior Woman but Feel Overwhelmed? Start Here!
5 days 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 week 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 week 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 week 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!)
3 weeks 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
4 weeks 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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How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better
1 month 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

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors
1 month ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do! Read More

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!
1 month ago

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!

Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
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4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
1 month ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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