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!

4 years ago

5 Lessons I Learned from My Unconventional Road to the National Senior Olympics

When I was informed that I had qualified to play tennis in this year’s National Senior Olympic Games in Albuquerque, it was a kind of dream come true. Read More

4 years ago

Don’t Hibernate This Winter! 3 Tips to Help 60+ Women Get Outdoors and Stay Healthy

As the colder weather and holidays approach, it’s tempting to hunker down, get comfy, and grab some hot cocoa and snacks for a long winter’s hibernation indoors. Read More

4 years ago

This is the Worst Mistake When It Comes to Exercise Over 60

A few days ago, while I was working my way through my usual workout routine at the gym, I noticed a woman in her mid-60s going through her 60-minute orientation. Read More

4 years ago

The Dangers of Sitting: Is Your Comfy Chair Killing You Softly?

Unless you are one of the lucky few who has a walking desk, chances are you are sitting down right now. “So what?” you may be thinking. If you are like most people, you probably have no idea that the amount of time that you spend sitting could be killing you. Read More

4 years ago

Is Bike Riding Still an Option for Those Over 60?

If you’ve ever been asked this question, you know the answer is a resounding YES. For many of us, it’s difficult to imagine our parents on a bicycle in their 60s, 70s and even 80s. Luckily, things have changed. Read More

4 years ago

Try the Housework Gym Routine: Get Your Body and House in Shape Together!

Why pay for the gym, when real life chores are so much more beneficial? Not to mention, I need a solution that saves time, money and is practical. It’s a retirement conundrum: the gym has become inconvenient…

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4 years ago

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60

Sounds too good to be true, right? But in all honesty, it is possible. Exercise is much more fun when we can make it a social event – and if food is involved, so much the better.

Here are 4 ways to make new friends and get fit, simultaneously: Read More

4 years ago

Think You Don’t Have Time to Experience the Benefits of Walking? Think Again!

Most of us know that exercising is one of the secrets to good health after 60. Unfortunately, unlike the midlife men and women that you see on TV, baby boomers in the real world are busy. We are juggling careers, pursuing our passions, staying engaged with our families and preparing for the next phase of our lives. Read More

4 years ago

5 Ways to Find the Motivation to Continue Your Weight Loss and Fitness Journey After 50

The ideal approach to losing weight and getting fit is based on positive preference rather than harsh self-denial. The key is to consciously choose to weigh less and be in better shape as a preference over the old habits of over-eating and avoiding exercise. Read More

4 years ago

Former Tennis Pro, Chris Evert, Gives Fitness Tips *Just for Boomers*

“I’m too tired.” “I don’t have time.” “I don’t have the right equipment.” “It hurts my bones/muscles/brain.” The laundry list of excuses that all of us have for not exercising is seemingly never-ending and finding the time and motivation to stay active and fit is something that many of us struggle with. Read More