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!

6 years ago

Want to Get the Most from Life After 60? Get Back to Nature!

We are living in strange times. For millions of years, our ancestors slept under the stars. We sleep in concrete boxes. Our ancestors hunted for food and battled starvation.

Our food comes to us and we battle obesity. Our ancestors lived in small communities of closely related individuals. We live in concrete jungles filled with strangers. Is it any wonder that we sometimes feel lonely and anxious? Read More

7 years ago

How Getting Sweaty Could Help You to Live Longer

One of the best things that you can do to get the most from life after 60 is to get in great shape.

Even small things, like setting an egg-timer to remind yourself to get up and stretch every hour, can have a big impact on your body. Many people also find pleasure in gardening, strolling in the park or walking a dog. Read More

7 years ago

Feel Healthier, Look Better and Get Smarter After 60… for FREE!

What would you say if I told you that there was a way to feel healthier, find more energy, improve your intelligence and look better?

No, I’m not talking about a new gene therapy or magic anti-aging potion. My solution won’t cost you a penny. It you want to improve every aspect of your life, all you need to do is exercise. Read More

7 years ago

Helen Mirren Shares How She Stays in Shape in Just 12-Minutes a Day

Over the last several years, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with hundreds of baby boomer women about their happiness, health and financial security.

Through these conversations, I have come to realize that the single best thing you can do to have an amazing life after 60 is exercise regularly. Read More

7 years ago

Pumping Iron May Be the Key to Fitness Over 60

We all understand that fitness over 60 is important. The challenge is knowing where to start and having the discipline to stick with it once we do. Read More

7 years ago

Exercise Over 60: Work Your Body to Relax Your Mind

It’s easy to think of your body as being completely separate from your brain. After all, your emotions and thoughts feel very different than the sensations in your body.

The reality is that your body and brain are intimately connected – and this has serious implications for dealing with stress and anxiety. This is one of the many reasons that exercise over 60 is so important. Read More

7 years ago

This 78-Year-Old Grandma Can Deadlift More Than Most 20-Year-Old Men (Video)

According to Men’s Fitness magazine, “A 200-pound guy who can deadlift 300 pounds for one rep is pretty strong.”

I wonder what they would say about a 78-year-old grandma who can deadlift 228 pounds. Maybe it’s time that they met Shirley Webb, a wonderful person who is inspiring women all over the world to get off the couch and into the gym. Read More

7 years ago

From Couch to Confidence: Athlete’s Story Shows Path to Fitness After 60

Not everyone has the same fitness level, nor the same fitness goals.

I have never considered myself an athlete. In a particular low time in my life when I was 58, I started Masters Rowing which led to a level of fitness I had never even dreamed of. Read More

7 years ago

Save Those Knees – 6 Tips for Senior Cycling

Not only is bicycling incredibly fun, but, it is generally very safe and easy on the body as well. It offers the best of both worlds by being low impact and highly aerobic. In other words, it gets your heart rate up but doesn’t wear down your body. Read More

7 years ago

Why Bikes and Retirees Are a Perfect Match

Retirees face a litany of unique challenges including staying in shape, keeping mobile, maintaining social connections and much more. While these issues could hinder someone of any age, the older we get, the more trying they can be: injuries from years ago flare up, tired bones creak and worn down joints get weary. Read More