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 month ago

Hate Exercise But Want to Stay Healthy After 60? Don’t Worry! Just Move!

Ever think about how much time you spend sitting each and every day? Right now, as I am on yet another airplane flying to yet another consulting gig, I am trapped in my seat, belted in for the three-hour flight, like it or not…

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1 month 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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1 month ago

Best Workout Clothes for Older Women

Keeping a healthy body and mind means adopting a good balance of eating wholesome and staying active. Active can mean a daily stroll around the block or extensive workouts at the gym – and anything in between…

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2 months ago

Is Pilates Strength Training? Yes, and Here’s Why!

Traditional strength training and Pilates have a lot in common. Loading the muscles with weights in traditional strength training and with springs, props, and body weight in Pilates puts forces onto the muscles and bones that build strength…

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2 months 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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2 months ago

4 Tips for Strong and Healthy Hips Over 55

As we age, keeping our hips strong and healthy is important for so many activities in our daily life – from sitting, standing, walking, bending, and getting up and down from the floor as well as for activities we enjoy like cycling, kayaking, golf, gardening, and more…

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2 months ago

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60

Are you an exercise cheater? I know I am. Given the chance, I always opt for the easier-exercise way out – whether intentionally or not. I just tend to want to get it over with quickly. When I do sit-ups or some other exercise…

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2 months ago

The Benefit of Seeing What You Can Achieve at Your Age

In May, I was fortunate to compete in the National Senior Games, a multi-event held for competition for athletes 50 years of age and older. This year, the youngest competitor was age 50 and the oldest competitor was age 103…

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3 months ago

5 Myths About Group Bike Rides That May Be Holding You Back

We’ve all been there. Fear of the unknown. Fear of looking silly. Fear of not being good enough. Fear of not knowing anyone. Have you been curious about joining a bike group – or any other type of group – but felt intimidated?

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3 months 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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