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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…

  • Osteogenic Loading

    Click here to download the full PDF Weight bearing activity is critical for bone health. The stress on the bones that results from weight bearing activities like running, jumping, and at…

  • Why Is Exercise Important for Bone Health?

    Bones are active, living tissue. Similar to muscles, bones get stronger when we put stress on them with impact activities like walking, jumping rope, running, and weight training. When you…

  • I was quite small and thin for my age when I was thirteen. That’s when I started running I first made the connection that the fast runners were the skinny…

  • I am now 30 weeks pregnant and still running 6–8 miles a day.  One of the things that has allowed me to continue to run through this pregnancy is my…

  • I just finished watching the US track and field championships that took place over this past weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.  It was so exciting to watch and there were…

  • I ran in the California International Marathon this past Sunday. It was an AMAZING event that took place in Sacramento. The race started 26 miles away from the finish and…

  • This summer I have been road racing a lot.  Road races are such a blast.  There are usually thousands of people all out to run the streets of wherever the…

  • Watching the Olympic Trials coverage this past month has been so inspirational.  Obviously I loved watching the track and field, but the swimming and gymnastics were also so cool.  The…

  • Summer is here!  I love this time of year!  The very beginning of summer is the best.  Three months ahead of vacation, sun and fun.  My summer running training is…

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