Recently, I’ve been thinking about seniors exercising, and perhaps taking up an exercise program for the first time. I really do understand how daunting it can be to walk into a gym for the first time. It can feel very confronting at any age, and I’m sure it’s more confronting again, for people in their […]
My purpose in starting Next Phase in Fitness seven years ago was to record my fitness training and events. I’ve now decided to change the focus of the blog slightly. I will still be recording my training and events, but now that I’m ageing I’m not participating in as many events. I’m still training and […]
How Old Is Too Old To Exercise? Lately the topic of exercise for seniors has been on my mind. Twice in the past week, friends of my age, have made quite negative comments to me, about seniors exercising. Firstly, a friend asked me how to begin an exercise program. The second comment, was when a […]
Just a few photos from training walks during the past week. The weather is on the improve, so it’s much nicer being out there now. Looking forward to summer.
I’ve been aware and concerned that it has been a while since I last posted here, but I was horrified to see that it’s been six weeks. Where did that six weeks go? I’ve still been exercising but also have been really busy with work…and with life. So, just decided to take a little time […]
So Melbourne Coastrek is almost here. It was late last year, but seems like just yesterday that our team got together, and decided that yes, we would have a go at this event. Tonight we are having our last team meeting and then on Thursday we head off to Sorrento, ready and keen for the […]
Today I am so pleased to announced that Brenda Austin is my guest poster. I’ve been following Brenda on Facebook and Instagram for a while now. I first came across her in her role as Ambassador for Maxine’s Challenge. I find Brenda just so inspiring, as she is almost 70 years old, and still works […]
Sunday 15 May – O’Keefe Rail Trail: Axedale towards Bendigo and back to Axedale. First ride of the challenge and first ride since injury. Very short, only 18.1 ks but felt really good. I intend this to be the shortest ride of the challenge. Shoulder and knee are feeling good, and I do feel like […]