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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!

How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things
11 months ago

How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things

In a previous post at Sixty and Me, I reviewed several athletic competition sports venues dedicated to senior athletes. This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games held in beautiful Albuquerque…
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3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)
12 months ago

3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)

Do you worry that you’re not doing enough exercise – or the right kinds? Are you concerned about getting hurt if you exercise incorrectly? Wondering what really works to build your bones?
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Adventure Is Exhilarating, but Before You Go – Know Your Limitations
12 months ago

Adventure Is Exhilarating, but Before You Go – Know Your Limitations

By  •  Travel

Ellen hunched over the saddle like Quasimodo, hanging on, for dear life, to the saddle horn with one hand and the back of the saddle with the other, as Toni (her horse) trotted rapidly to keep up with the front of the herd…
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How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better
12 months ago

How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better

Three years from now, do you expect to be as strong and agile as you are today? How about six years from now? Read More

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!
12 months ago

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!

Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
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Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond
1 year 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…
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7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60
1 year ago

7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60

We all know the benefits of exercise. Working out can increase energy, promote weight loss, manage health problems, and aid in the prevention of muscle loss. Although we know we need to get out there and work out…
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Fitness Trends Through the Decades – Which Was Your Favorite?
1 year ago

Fitness Trends Through the Decades – Which Was Your Favorite?

As baby boomers, we’ve seen many trends come and go. Many of embraced our bohemian side in the 1960s. We saw the rise and fall of disco, although some of us would claim that it’s still alive and kicking!

Many of the women among us, including myself, wore power suits, with intimidating shoulder pads, in the 1980s. Now, after so many years of experimentation, most of us have settled on a style that works for us. Read More

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60
1 year ago

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60

Are you an exercise cheater? I know I am.

Given the chance, I always opt for the easier-exercise way out – whether intentionally or not. I just tend to want to get it over with quickly. Read More

The Squat – Can You Do It After 60?
1 year 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…
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