The holidays have arrived and the fear of fat is mounting! But fear not! No need to pack on the pounds with my 7 ways women over 60 can stay fit over the holidays!Read More
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FALL FITNESS FUN WITH PHYLLIS
It’s time to go outside into this crisp, autumn air and have some fall fitness fun with Phyllis! Let’s use the season’s bounty instead of traditional weights to exercise. My big pumpkin weighs about fifteen pounds, the small acorns are about four pounds, and the goose neck squashes are about ten pounds each. So get to the supermarket, get your weights, and let’s get started!
I take my exercise routine seriously but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun. It’s good to mix things up and what better way then to go outside and workout. This fall fitness routine engages your entire body so even though it may look a little silly it will get the job done!Read More
3 TOP TIPS TO BEING FIT OVER 60
Fitness can be complicated but I’m going to simplify it by explaining my 3 top tips to being fit over 60. How many things are as easy as one, two, three? Not many but actually fitness can be. I’m sure you’re thinking I must be crazy to make this statement but I believe it to be true. For most women over sixty one of the biggest problems is all the plethora of fitness info that bombards us. Just when you think you have it figured out, some new survey comes out and negates everything you’re doing. Low carb, low fat, burpees, yoga, resistance training . . . ENOUGH!Read More
BEST TIP EVER: WORK YOUR CALVES!
One of the best fitness tips I can give a woman over fifty is work your calves. Many women are confused as to why targeting this body part is important. The reason is working your calves is super easy and yields amazing results. When you do leg exercises and cardio your calves are definitely engaged and working, but if you add these simple moves you will see your lower legs go from plain to super sexy.Read More
JUMPSTART YOUR FITNESS WITH A BALL AND A BAND
After first working with stability balls seventeen years ago, I started incorporating them into my warm up before exercising. The ball is excellent for both stretching and stabilizing the back which is a must for me. I used resistance bands in physical therapy for a shoulder injury but never really considered them an alternative to weights. It was wrong of me to think this combo could not provide me with a tough, challenging workout because they can!Read More