Over 60? Here Are 8 of the Best Exercises You Can Do

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The farmer's carry is a simple workout. If you're experienced with weights, a set of dumbbells or kettlebells would fine, but you may also use a water bottle."

1. Carrying

If you feel intimidated by the deadlift, you're not alone—but don't let that hold you back from trying it! After all, it's one of the best exercises to do if you're over 60.

2. Deadlifts

If you fell tomorrow, could you get up on your own with a burpee? Burpees can help you securely rise from the floor.

3. Burpees

Holding a dumbbell to your chest, begin the dumbbell goblet squat. Squat until your hips are parallel, keeping your chest high and core firm. 

4. Dumbbell Goblet Squats

Side plank with stacked legs. Reach across your body with your upper hand, extending your shoulder blade, maintaining your core tight and glutes compressed. 

5. Side Planks with Rotation

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Hold a mild or medium resistance band with both hands shoulder-width apart. Pull the band apart until your hands match your body, keeping your hands straight. 

6. Band Pullaparts

Stagger your feet to begin. Lower yourself till your back knee contacts the ground with a firm core and modest forward tilt. To complete, push through the heel of your front foot.

7. Split-Squats

Start the action with feet together and shoulders aligned with wrists. Lower yourself until your chest hits the floor, then push up. 3–4 sets of 10–20 repetitions.

8. Pushups

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