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  • Is Walking Good for Bone Health?

    The three primary pillars of bone health have always been a calcium-rich diet, vitamin D and weight-bearing exercise. Walking has always been considered a great option for a weight-bearing exercise. …

  • Are Yoga and Pilates Good For Bone Health?

    Pilates and yoga are great forms of exercise. They are low-impact, weight-bearing exercises that also improve muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. However, if you have low bone density or an…

  • High impact advanced poses such as Sirsasana (headstand) or Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) might literally be bone crushing for individuals with low bone density. If you have low bone density or…

  • When people exercise they tend to think about their heart health or building and toning their muscles. Rarely do people focus on building their bone mass through exercise. This isn’t…