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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!

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

The #1 Exercise You Need to Increase Fitness in Your 60s and Beyond
3 months ago

The #1 Exercise You Need to Increase Fitness in Your 60s and Beyond

Remember The Wizard of Oz and the scene in which Glenda the Good Witch floated down from the sky in her iridescent bubble? You might be thinking, “What does Glenda the Good Witch have to do with staying fit as I age?”

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Take Charge of Independence: It’s Time to Retain Strength and Mobility During Self-isolation
3 months ago

Take Charge of Independence: It’s Time to Retain Strength and Mobility During Self-isolation

I hope this article finds each one of you healthy and feeling resilient. Last month I talked about both physical and psychological resilience. Today, I want to give you some very specific things to retain strength and mobility…
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5 Ways to Make Exercising at Home Easier Than Ever
3 months ago

5 Ways to Make Exercising at Home Easier Than Ever

Last year, I set up an online exercise studio for people who want to improve their balance, feel stronger, and move more easily. When I tell people about the Studio…
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7 Tips for Creating and Sticking with a Home Workout Plan After 50
3 months ago

7 Tips for Creating and Sticking with a Home Workout Plan After 50

Exercising at home is fraught with obstacles you won’t encounter if you leave the house to get in shape. For example, lying on your back doing crunches at the gym does not usually inspire you to look for cobwebs over your head…
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4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
3 months 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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Try These 7 Movements to Relieve Tightness in Your Hips without Passive Stretching
3 months ago

Try These 7 Movements to Relieve Tightness in Your Hips without Passive Stretching

Tight hips are a common complaint among post-menopausal women. Hydration, sleep, and stretching are often recommended as helpers in the fight against tight hips…
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What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?
3 months ago

What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?

Exercise. Walking. Water Aerobics. Yoga. Good nutrition. Getting enough sleep. Managing stress. Hydration. All of these are important. The #1 concept that holds them all together is balance…
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