About 6 weeks ago I set out to get in the best shape of my life before my 45th birthday. One of my goals was getting to 100 push-ups in a row. Everything is going well enough but I hit a wall on my push up progression. The problem is that the training program I […]
Welcome to Over The Hill Fitness!
Thank you for visiting! OthFit is a pro-science healthy lifestyle blog that focuses on body-positive sustainable improvement. I (Summer) run this site with the help of my husband (Bill). We are both working on finding the best ways to get healthier and stronger as we get older.
Our goal is to share our journey with you and to achieve all of our goals together.
Latest Blog Posts
Essential oils are all over the news, social media, and they have been in use for thousands of years. There is a lot of information out there about them, but much of it is incorrect or misleading. That is why we have decided to put together this comprehensive guide to essential oils.
Like many people I have been binging on social media to stay connected. One thing I’m noticing is that my feeds are full of what I like to call self improvement porn. Almost every day some new exercise or self-learning app announces they are free. The pressure is really on to use this time productively […]
Cost is a very common concern for anyone considering a switch to the keto diet. We hear it and see it on social media all the time. It makes sense to think that eating fewer carbs and more meat will be expensive. The truth is that you can eat keto on a budget and still […]
Every year we put together a list featuring our favorite social media accounts for health and fitness news. The goal of these lists isn’t to give more exposure to high profile fitness celebrities and Instagram models. We want to shine the spotlight on real people who share incredible advice and inspiration through their social media […]
Have you ever thought about becoming a runner? I do all the time but it has taken me a long time to actually get started on it. I tried several times but I always ended up quitting for some reason or another. This time has been different for me and if you want to start running I can help.
This has been a rough week in our family, all three of us have been sick. Trying to keep up with everything has been a struggle but being in bed for 4 days has left me with a lot of time to read! I found lots of great blog posts this week. Here are our […]
Are you looking to snuggle up and binge watch something educational about health and fitness? Sure, I’ll admit that when I say it like that it doesn’t sound so awesome. Maybe keto documentaries don’t sound great but these are all very entertaining. We don’t watch a lot of television but we manage to catch most […]
In your quest for fitness, there is a plethora of information that you have to sort through and it can be exhausting. I thought that maybe I could do some of the legwork for you and provide you with a list of the Top 100 Health and Fitness Instagram Hashtags. I have divided them into […]
You have probably heard about Tabata but if your anything like me you may not know much about it. I first started reading about it a while back when I was looking for a fast workout I could get in before work. Tabata is a type of high-intensity interval training that focuses on short bursts of extreme effort over 4 minutes.