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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!

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!
6 months ago

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended. Read More

7 Reasons a Simple Walk Will Keep Your Brain Fit After 60
7 months ago

7 Reasons a Simple Walk Will Keep Your Brain Fit After 60

Off to my fitness class I go. I have all the necessary gear in a bag on the car seat beside me. When I arrive, I drive around looking for a parking spot closest to the door. Participants from an earlier class are just coming out so I’m lucky to nab a good spot. Read More

The Truth Is Stunning: No Age Limits for Marathon Runners
7 months ago

The Truth Is Stunning: No Age Limits for Marathon Runners

I continue to be amazed by the energy, commitment, and accomplishments of women in the 60s. A new study appeared in my inbox, once again confirming this trend. Read More

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s
7 months ago

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s

Would you rather read a book than take a walk? Do you prefer cooking to working out? Well, you’re not alone. Read More

A Brisk Walk and Good Food Make Up the Recipe for Longevity
7 months ago

A Brisk Walk and Good Food Make Up the Recipe for Longevity

One brisk walk a day is enough to cut the risk of early death by as much as 15 per cent, according to Public Health England. I read this in my nightly download of stories of centenarians. Fifteen percent! That’s a pretty good payoff for one brisk walk a day, don’t you think? Read More

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50
8 months ago

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50

Most people think that balance exercises are for preventing falls. Nothing could be further from the truth! Read More

3 Age-Related Exercise Myths That Hold You Back: Do You Believe Them?
8 months ago

3 Age-Related Exercise Myths That Hold You Back: Do You Believe Them?

It’s been 24 years since I earned my first of four personal training certifications in 1995. As I proudly displayed the American Council of Exercise (ACE) certificate on my wall, I thought I had all I needed to help people get fit. Read More

What Motivates 60+ Women Runners: 4 Factors That Will Excite You to Follow Your Passion in 2019
8 months ago

What Motivates 60+ Women Runners: 4 Factors That Will Excite You to Follow Your Passion in 2019

As the year closes, I’m taking some time to acknowledge the talent and hard work of senior women runners. There are more than a dozen new national or world age group records and many more pending. Read More

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)
8 months ago

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)

While filled with fun events and joyful family gatherings, the holidays can also be busy, stressful, and filled with lots of indulging and little to no exercise. The truth is, however, that staying physically active can only benefit your holiday season, providing noticeable perks like: Read More

No Motivation to Exercise After 60? Try Connecting Across the Miles
9 months ago

No Motivation to Exercise After 60? Try Connecting Across the Miles

During this time of the year, it can be more difficult than ever to fit in some exercise and try to eat healthy – most of the time. I know it is for me! Read More