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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!

8 months ago

Rediscovering the Joy of Dance

We all know how important it is to keep active in our later years. It’s the catch-all remedy for any ailment you can think of, along with quitting smoking and eating healthily. And, of course, it is true: the older you get the more the muscles are prone…

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8 months ago

Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond

Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada to see avid “polers” – solo or in groups…

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8 months ago

3 Tips for Strong and Healthy Shoulders After 55

For years, while working in Physical Therapy, I helped many people rehab through shoulder injuries including rotator cuff tears and repairs, shoulder impingement, frozen shoulder, and even shoulder replacements. From this experience plus…

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8 months ago

Unlocking the Truth: Pilates Is for Everyone, Regardless of Age or Flexibility!

Pilates, a low-impact exercise method developed by Joseph Pilates, has gained immense popularity over the years due to its numerous benefits. However, there’s a common misconception perpetuated by the mainstream media – the notion that Pilates…

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8 months ago

The Squat – Can You Do It After 60?

All over the world, the Squat is used by countless people in pursuit of their health, fitness, and wellbeing. It is sometimes referred to as “The King of Exercises” for being a discipline that – particularly if you’re in a hurry and have limited time…

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9 months ago

The Importance of Good Reflexes and Reaction Times as We Get Older

Reflexes defend the body before you even realise the problem on a conscious level. They happen faster than a reaction to stimuli. For instance, if you don’t know something is hot and touch it, a reflex action kicks in, and you withdraw your hand…

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9 months ago

Do You Know WHY Breathing Is a Key Factor in Your Wellness?

I think of breathing in two different ways, after we acknowledge that breathing is mandatory for life and air always enters into the lungs. #1: I use breath in a way that helps me to harness my reflexive core in exercise or to manage load…

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9 months ago

How to Start Squash Without Looking Like an Idiot

Twenty years ago, Forbes rated squash as the world’s best sport for fitness, ahead of rowing, rock climbing, cross-country skiing and swimming. It rated squash for endurance, muscle strength, flexibility and a low risk of injury…

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9 months ago

5 Tips for Walking Well: Feel More Confident Walking Today (VIDEO TIPS)

Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? Have you started noticing your balance when you walk? Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet (especially on uneven ground)? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…

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9 months ago

How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You Just Don’t Feel Like it

We all have those days when mustering the motivation to exercise seems like more of a challenge than usual. We just can’t seem to get going and we end up giving ourselves permission to skip the gym or yoga class, or postpone the run or walk…

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