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Originally posted on Sixtyandme.com With the new year upon us, it's time to think about how you're going to stay motivated with your fitness routine. Looking for a few tips? Well, look no further! Here are five tips to keep you motivated and set yourself up...

Building a strong core is essential for overall fitness and stability, but it's not just about doing sit-ups or ab curls!  To truly develop a strong core, you need to work your abs three dimensionally. When someone tells you to "do an ab curl," it's easy to...

We often think to look youthful we only need to focus on the face. Erase wrinkles and increase collagen, right? However, youthfulness is also seen in the body through your movement patterns.  Cardio, strength training, and flexibility are all great ways to fight the effects of...

Your gluteus muscles are the largest and most powerful muscles in your body. They work to keep your pelvis level when you're standing, but they also work with your hamstrings to bend your hips and extend your knees.  When these muscles are weak, you may experience...

Pilates is such a versatile exercise program which means you can get a great workout in without any equipment or having to lie on your mat. A standing Pilates workout is an effective way to work your body from head to toe.  Get an effective...

Article originally published on Sixty and Me. Pilates is a workout that helps you build full body strength and mobility, improve your posture, increase flexibility, and so much more. It’s a hidden gem in the world of exercise. But what are the benefits of Pilates for those...

I've always been a fitness enthusiast. In my early twenties, I was training for 10K races and spending hours at the gym every week. But around my mid-thirties things got more complicated. My body couldn't handle the stress of high impact workouts anymore so I...

Originaly post on Sixtyandme.com As we age, it's important to stay active and exercise regularly. In fact, if you're over 60, exercising is one of the best ways to stay healthy and mobile. But it can also be easy to make mistakes. Here are three common mistakes...

Are you new to Pilates and wondering where to start? Whether it's a group Pilates class or a private session with a Pilates instructor, it’s important to find the workout that works best for your body, schedule and budget. Let’s dive into the difference between...

Planks are a great exercise that can help strengthen your core. But did you know there are several variations of planks? And if you do them incorrectly, they might not be as helpful as intended. In this post, I'll explain the different types of planks,...