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It's Carol and Trudi here, the mother and daughter team behind Third Age Fitness. The passion for older adults has passed down the generations, and Trudi and Carol have created a unique partnership that combines first hand experience of being an older adult with new ideas and new learning that comes with youth!

We love to keep older adults fit and healthy, so whether you are an instructor who didn’t know older adults can plank, or an older adult who wants to be able to get up off the floor unaided, we are here to help with training, workouts and resources.

WE OFFER TRAINING to instructors and professionals for how to teach great older adults group fitness classes, as well as council staff and fitness centre staff to give a better understanding of working with older adults.

WE TEACH WORKOUTS for older adult participants to do at home, for carers who are looking after loved ones at home, and to aged care and retirement villages as a part of their co-ordinated activity programs. These can be accessed by online memberships, DVDs, or digital downloads.

WE CREATE RESOURCES for professionals and participants to help you stay active. We have circuit cards, exercise handouts, free short courses, an abundance of information on our website, and we're always just an email or phone call away if you need help on where to start.

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About Third Age Fitness

Where age is no barrier to exercise

Third Age Fitness has the philosophy that age is no barrier to exercise. Too often we see older adults underestimated, either by themselves or by others around them, but we believe that with a little encouragement, and in the right environment, older adults can build and maintain their physical and mental well being to a level that will see them enjoy and participate in life to the fullest.

Carol and Trudi have been working with older adults in the fitness industry for more than 50 years combined. We love working with older adults, and have worked with thousands of participants to help them and encourage them to use exercise as a way to build strength, confidence, and vitality, which is all so important to maintain as we age.

We have a raft of fitness and health qualifications between us, and are constantly learning new techniques and ways to keep participants engaged and exercising. We are both qualified in Training & Assessment, and our workshop and online courses have been accredited by Physical Activity Australia and Fitness Australia.


Carol has seen it all during her 50 years of teaching. She has a passion to see older adults reaching their potential, and educating others on how they can support and encourage older adults towards that goal. Carol teaches everything - freestyle aerobics, aqua, circuit, step, mobility, and chair-based classes. Carol has a Certificate IV in Fitness and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. She has done further training in dementia, pelvic floor, and older adults fitness.
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Managing Director

Trudi loves working with older adults, to see them learn, getting stronger, and challenge themselves. She's been in the fitness industry for over a decade, teaching circuits, freestyle aerobics, and chair-based classes. She loves training others, and has developed numerous accredited courses. Trudi has a Bachelor of Science, Certificate IV in Fitness and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, with further training in pilates, dementia, and older adults fitness.
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Whether you are an older adult wanting a high intensity workout at home, or you're in an aged care facility needing gentle exercise for your residents, we've got a workout to suit you! Browse our store to find the right workout for your fitness level and purchase DVDs that you can use over and over. Buy a bundle and save!
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