PROACTIVITY: One to three sets with five to eight repetitions of four to six weight-bearing, lower-body strength exercises using body weight as resistanceActivities performed two to three days/weekAdditional resistance may be applied gradually and conservatively (up to 10 lbs.) with weighted vestTherapy bands & rubber tubing may be used to facilitate range-of-motion exercisesAvoid impact exercise, spinal flexion against resistance, spinal extension, high compressive forces on the spine…

Osteoporosis: The Other Silent Killer – A Prescription for Proactivity

PROACTIVITY: One to three sets with five to eight repetitions of four to six weight-bearing, lower-body strength exercises using body weight as resistanceActivities performed two to three days/weekAdditional resistance may be applied gradually and conservatively (up to 10 lbs.) with weighted vestTherapy bands & rubber tubing may be used to facilitate range-of-motion exercisesAvoid impact exercise, spinal flexion against resistance, spinal extension, high compressive forces on the spine…

Osteoporosis Exercise: The Spine Strengthener         looked it up for a patient but I like the idea of it too :)

Osteoporosis Exercise: The Spine Strengthener looked it up for a patient but I like the idea of it too :)

Exercise is known to increase bone density and improve bone health. However, not all exercise is equal when it comes to building strong, healthy bones or preventing osteoporosis; some forms may decrease bone density, even in elite athletes. Learn more about the best exercises to increase bone density here.

What Exercises Make Bones Stronger (and Weaker)

Exercise is known to increase bone density and improve bone health. However, not all exercise is equal when it comes to building strong, healthy bones or preventing osteoporosis; some forms may decrease bone density, even in elite athletes. Learn more about the best exercises to increase bone density here.

Researchers have discovered how endurance exercise increases the number of muscle stem cells and enhances their ability to rejuvenate old muscles

Researchers have discovered how endurance exercise increases the number of muscle stem cells and enhances their ability to rejuvenate old muscles

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