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Strengthen your Bones

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Exercise helps build strength and stamina and increases bone density. People who exercise regularly are less likely to suffer from fractures or bone injuries – and ailments such as osteoporosis and back pain can be reduced or prevented with regular exercise.

Osteoporosis is a bone-weakening disease that develops gradually and makes bones fragile and susceptible to fracture. This especially affects for women as they begin to lose bone density after the age of 30.

Do you know?
1 in 3 women and 1 in 12 men over the age of 50 develop fragile bones, which makes them more susceptible to osteoporosis.

Weight bearing exercises can improve calcium deposition in the bones. Regular exercise reduces the occurrence of ailments such as osteoporosis.

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