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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!

Osteoporosis and Bone Density – What You Need to Know and How to Exercise
2 days ago

Osteoporosis and Bone Density – What You Need to Know and How to Exercise

There is a ton of information out there concerning osteoporosis and bone density, but many of us aren’t exactly familiar with these terms. So, let’s start with some basic definitions…
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5 Simple Exercises to Help You Increase Your Back Strength Without Hurting Your Back (Video)
4 days ago

5 Simple Exercises to Help You Increase Your Back Strength Without Hurting Your Back (Video)

Have you ever been told that your aches and pains can be fixed by strengthening your core? Did you try to do a bunch of abdominal exercises as a solution for low back pain?
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Take a Seat and Try These 10 Physical Activity Ideas for Older Adults with Mobility Limitations
1 week ago

Take a Seat and Try These 10 Physical Activity Ideas for Older Adults with Mobility Limitations

Don’t let a physical ailment or chronic condition keep you or a loved one you care for from getting health-boosting exercise! If you are unable to stand or walk for long periods of time…
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5 Tips to Get Back to Exercising After 50
2 weeks ago

5 Tips to Get Back to Exercising After 50

I hear it all the time… “I’m 52 (67, 72, or plug in your number), and I used to be fit and active and exercise. Now I’m out of shape, want to feel healthy again, and I’m not sure where to start!”
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Why Rebounding is the Perfect Exercise, Especially Now
4 weeks ago

Why Rebounding is the Perfect Exercise, Especially Now

As a psychotherapist of 30 years, I’ve accumulated a toolbox of mood boosters and self-care skills that are tried and true. And they are coming in handy right now!
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The Self Defense of Caregivers – Using Martial Arts Principles to Regain Your Footing as a Caregiver
4 weeks ago

The Self Defense of Caregivers – Using Martial Arts Principles to Regain Your Footing as a Caregiver

Caregiving can often feel like a full-contact sport, and all too many caregivers find themselves under siege by other family members and even the ones to whom they provide care. This sense of attack drives caregivers either into despair or…
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5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them
4 weeks ago

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them

I survived Flashdance fashion and Jane Fonda high-rise leotards, and endured a stress fracture from many months of high-impact cardio on unforgiving, cement gym floors. In short, I’ve been an eyewitness to trends, cults, and rises and falls of everything fitness…
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Want to Stay Fit at Home? Use the Stairs! (Video)
4 weeks ago

Want to Stay Fit at Home? Use the Stairs! (Video)

Are you stuck at home missing your regular exercise class? Are you less active than usual, feeling stiff or sluggish? Are you looking for ways to keep fit at home?
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3 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn’t Working (and How to Fix It)
1 month ago

3 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn’t Working (and How to Fix It)

If I had a dime for every time someone told me, “I’ve tried everything and still can’t lose weight / get fit / tone my arms!” I’d be writing this from my own private island in the middle of the South Pacific. Read More

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise
1 month ago

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise

The effects of living on this earth for more than half a century have begun to take their toll. But I refuse to believe that accepting “aging” and becoming less active is my only option. However, no matter how hard I have tried to convince myself I like to exercise, I just don’t enjoy it. Read More