• Juan Karlos

Strength Training for Bones

Strength training is an important part of an overall fitness program. Although the main focus would be your muscles, it deals with great advantages for your bones.



By stressing your bones, strength training can increase bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Bone density is important to a person's overall health. If the bones lose density, they may break easily. Bone density changes over time. Throughout childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood, the bones absorb nutrients and minerals, gaining strength.


So the more you exercise, the more you are giving your body the boost it needs in your life.


Simple exercises such as walking, hiking, jogging, climbing stairs, playing tennis, and dancing are a few samples of things you could do. As you can see, most of this stuff can be done at home and you don't really need that much equipment to start.



If you want to go hard, you could start resistance exercises such as lifting some weights depends on how heavy you can carry. Be careful though, too much is always bad and might lead to your bone-breaking rather than strengthening.


You could try some dumbells. Sit comfortably in a chair and start lifting. May we suggest that you also search for techniques to make it more interesting.



Do some planking. It strengthens your core and helps support your spine, but it's just one of many osteoporosis-friendly exercises you can try. Working against gravity is a great way to strengthen your bones.



In simpler advice, get yourself to be active! Being lazy could get you nowhere! Start moving that body and build a stronger future.

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