Blogs about Osteoporosis

Friday, February 07, 2020
Jacqueline's Blog
Osteoporosis, falls and fracture can be a growing concern as you age. Protecting yourself and understanding your risk can mean the difference between having an independent life style, dependency and death.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Gregory R Taper
"High intensity resistance training (above 60% of the 1 repetition maximum) causes large increases in strength in the elderly, and resistance training significantly increases muscle size. Resistance training also significantly increases energy requirements and insulin action of the elderly.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 • Raleigh, NC 27612
Karin Singleton's Blog
At the last personal training conference, I attended a session on “Posture and Core for the Aging Spine” presented by Shari Kalkstein. I walked away with many good ideas on how to work the core without further jeopardizing clients with osteoporosis but I also learned one fact that I had not known before. I knew that not only women can get osteoporosis but also men. I had heard the statistics of a ratio of about 1 : 10. I have never really questioned it. It was in my textbooks, and I did not give it any further thought.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 • Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Health is Life
When you think of people who go on a strict osteoporosis diet, you might imagine they lead much healthier lives. Loading your diet with calcium and vitamin D and restricting sugary and salty foods certainly would seem to promote good health. 
Monday, July 06, 2015 • Washington, DC 20016
"Your Body, Your Move!" A Blog from Move Well Fitness, LLC.
IntroductionSkipping jumping rope is what we did as kids for fun.  However, they are still great for us as adults to do today. Here are three reasons why they are still not only effective and great exercises, but also fun!
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Jacqueline's Blog
Dr. Wayne Westcott Ph.D. states that it is important to realize that muscles are the engines of our bodie . He explains that our muscles are where combustion occurs, where energy is released, where power is produced, and where movement originates.Muscles have long been recognized as key factors in physical performance and athletic achievement, however strength training has a much greater application by having a major influence on both our physical and mental health.
Monday, November 10, 2014 • Roseland, VA 22902
Nitasha Canine's Blog
                Many people are not aware of the complete spectrum of health risks from alcohol and sugar or the role they play in degeneration of discs and bones.  Most studies do point out the harmful effects of sugar in diabetes and obesity, however, alcohol seems to be studied as to its benefits more often than its risks. 
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 • Benton, LA 71006
The Balance Guy
 1.With only cardio you will go from a big pear to a smaller pear but you will still be a pear. Weights will help change your body shape not to mention all the health benefits. 2.Weight bearing exercises are great to help against and prevent osteoporosis. It also helps your nervous system stay alert and active.