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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!

Don’t Make These Mistakes When You Exercise at Home!
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…
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What Does Walking with Confidence Have to Do with Your Ankle Flexors? (VIDEO)
1 week ago

What Does Walking with Confidence Have to Do with Your Ankle Flexors? (VIDEO)

This is my third blog in a series of specific functional exercises to support physical independence. As we all navigate different levels of returning to normal activities, I hope you’ve been able to get out and engage in more…
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How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails
2 weeks ago

How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails

Wandering along a gently flowing creek on a warm summer day has been a favorite outing most of my life. I’ve never felt the urge to venture out on backpacking or backcountry excursions, but a day hike up into the hills…
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Walking Well After Lockdown: How to Feel More Confident?
2 weeks ago

Walking Well After Lockdown: How to Feel More Confident?

Are you feeling unsteady on your feet now that you’re going out more? Do you feel that your balance isn’t as good as it was a few months ago? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? There’s enough…
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The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic
3 weeks ago

The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic

Have you heard about “Quarantine 15?” It is the new “Freshman 15” and refers to the average of 15 pounds that many people are bemoaning they have gained during all the various “stay at home” orders around the country…
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How to Feel More Confident Getting Up from the Floor (VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

How to Feel More Confident Getting Up from the Floor (VIDEO)

Do you find it harder to get up from the floor than you used to? Do you sometimes feel ungainly or unsteady when going down to or coming back up from the floor? Do you avoid doing things that involve getting down to the floor?
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Surprisingly Effective Chair Exercise for Your Arms and Core (VIDEO)
4 weeks ago

Surprisingly Effective Chair Exercise for Your Arms and Core (VIDEO)

Are you concerned about how to exercise if you have poor balance or cannot get up and down from the floor easily? This article offers some exercise solutions for you! To prevent muscle atrophy as we age, it is important…
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3 Steps to Restore Your Core to Youthful Strength
1 month ago

3 Steps to Restore Your Core to Youthful Strength

Flat, six-pack abs are hard enough to achieve when you are young. As a woman in your 60s, who has had a few kids, it might feel impossible! You may even be saying, “Core? What core?!” A strong core will not only help you look and feel good…
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Do You Pay Enough Attention to Your Deposits for Independence? Here’s Why You Should! (Video)
2 months ago

Do You Pay Enough Attention to Your Deposits for Independence? Here’s Why You Should! (Video)

In my last blog I discussed how weeks of sedentary days can threaten your independence and shared the Elevator Exercise to help you retain leg strength…
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Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!
2 months ago

Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!

When we start a new job, we often go through a training program, in which we learn the essential skills for the challenges ahead. New military recruits go to base training. But what about recent retirees?
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