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  • Safe Exercise for Strong Bones

    Weight-bearing exercise is one of the three primary pillars of bone health along with a calcium-rich diet and vitamin D. Walking is a good option for weight-bearing exercise that offers…

  • How to Know if Your Bones Are at Risk

    Osteoporosis is known as the “silent thief” because you might not know you have the disease until you break a bone. Osteoporosis makes your bones brittle and weak, so something…

  • Exercise Right to Prevent Fractures

    Finding out you have low bone density is frightening. Suddenly you worry that even the smallest activity may cause a fracture. Exercise is still very important to maintaining healthy bones,…

  • Is My Exercise Program Safe?

    An exercise program is good if the fitness instructor, trainer or physical therapist asks you to 1) complete a health questionnaire before starting the program, 2) perform a personal fitness…