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!

2 months ago

How to Use Mindful Movement to Decrease Stress

The key to relieving stress is tuning in to what is happening in your body and what you need in the moment to calm your nervous system. Mindful movement helps make this possible. We’ve heard the expression “put your own oxygen mask on first”…

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2 months ago

4 Essential Knee Exercises to Make Climbing Stairs Easier and Pain-Free

You are standing at the bottom of that dreaded staircase once again. All you want is that maroon blouse from the armoire in the attic. Why would climbing 13 six-inch elevations feel like surmounting Mount Everest…

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3 months ago

How to Restart Your Walking Habit

It’s happened again. I was walking almost every day. My joints felt loose, and my arthritic pain was minimal. Then I missed a day, then two days in a row. Then we had a few days of rain and I elected not to go to the indoor track. Then a dear friend died…

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3 months ago

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism After 60

If you have gained a bit of weight (or more) over the past few years and you feel like it is an inevitable part of aging, let me tell you this is untrue. If, no matter what diet you have tried, the stubborn pounds just won’t leave you, read on… 

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4 months ago

If Your Lower Back Aches, You Might Be Sitting Too Much (VIDEO)

I would like to address an issue three of our readers wrote to me about, which they all have in common. They all struggle with low back pain, and when I asked some questions, I discovered each of them sits a lot. As we get older, we tend…

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4 months ago

Need Movement Confidence as a Senior Woman? Start Here!

Do you realize your balance is declining, but feel lost on where to start improving it? Notice that your mobility isn’t what it used to be, but not sure how to take the first step to make it better? We all get a little lost sometimes…

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4 months ago

What Is Pilates Breathing and Why Is It Important?

What is the best abdominal workout? In my 25 years as a Pilates and fitness instructor, nearly every client I’ve worked with has asked me this question. And here’s what I tell them: breathing. If you are breathing as you should be, with ease and balance…

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4 months ago

4 Fall Fitness Tips for Older Women: How to Stay Fit (and Safe!) This Autumn

While in some parts of the country it feels like summer simply won’t let up, in other parts the cooler temperatures are really starting to set in. As you make adventurous plans to exercise outdoors this fall, whether it’s hiking, cycling, jogging, you name it…

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4 months ago

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale

I went on my first diet when I was 14. I had been a gymnast and a diver when I was younger, and as I slipped into the more sedentary life of a teenager – and my body entered puberty – I started worrying that I weighed too much. I came by it honestly…

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4 months ago

Simple Strategies to Unravel Back Pain

Most of us have experienced back pain at some point. It’s one of the most common frustrations clients share at my fitness studio, MOVE Wellness. Back pain – like many things – is unique to your own body and should always be evaluated by your physician…

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