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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 to Roll Out Muscle Kinks, Knots and Soreness with Foam Rolling
2 years ago

How to Roll Out Muscle Kinks, Knots and Soreness with Foam Rolling

It starts simply enough: You graciously help a friend move, go on a ‘short’ hike that becomes an all-day event, or simply wake up and – surprise! – something new hurts. Read More

Love Getting Out Into Nature? Here Are 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Next Hike
2 years ago

Love Getting Out Into Nature? Here Are 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Next Hike

Are dark cold winter days leaving you feeling cooped up inside your own home? While it might feel ‘off season,’ hiking during the winter actually offers you loads of physical and mental health benefits and best of all, gets you out of the house! Read More

Want to Stay Healthy After 60? You’ve Got to Move it, Move it!
2 years ago

Want to Stay Healthy After 60? You’ve Got to Move it, Move it!

Now that you’re over 60, are you feeling stiff in the joints, have trouble bending over or have slowed down significantly? Do you spend hours sitting in a chair writing, watching TV or sitting on the couch? Read More

5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50
2 years ago

5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50

Here’s the thing about fitness information: It changes constantly. New research, trends and fads steer us in directions we believe will be The Answer to whatever fitness problem ails us. Read More

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age
2 years ago

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age

The older I get, the more I realize that age is no reason to stop playing sports. In fact, as the “golden years” sneak up on us (really, what are they anyway?) and the demands of family and employment lessen, we may have more time to participate. Read More

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50
2 years ago

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50

In my experience, most older adults don’t think about the importance of balance exercises until they have a scare. Perhaps, like me, they experience a fall. Or, maybe they see an older relative struggling to stay independent because of his or her lack of balance. Read More

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!
2 years ago

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!

I’m not going to sugar-coat it – achieving a high level of physical fitness after 50 is tough. As the founder of Sixty and Me, a community of over 500,000 baby boomer women, I have seen firsthand how people our age struggle to lose weight, strengthen our bodies, get flexible and improve our physical appearance. Read More

Weight Training for Seniors: The Importance of Strength Training in Your 60s
2 years ago

Weight Training for Seniors: The Importance of Strength Training in Your 60s

We often hear about the need for strength training at any age, but did you know that power training is even more important to functional independence?

You might associate power with elite sports or the massive athletes who “power lift” 800 pounds, and then drop it to the ground with a huge clang. You can just hear the argghhh! Read More

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist
2 years ago

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist

Are you worried about signing up for a class at your local gym and totally being in over your head? This fear is more common than you think, especially among older adults. Read More

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60
2 years ago

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60

In my mind and heart I still feel like I can do what I did when I was 30. But it’s just not true. I hung up my tennis shoes a decade ago because the discs in my back are degenerating and they won’t take the pounding anymore. My body has betrayed me. Read More