The MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program
The MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program is an exercise for osteoporosis program designed for people like you. It provides a safe and effective means to strengthen bone, reduce fracture risk and build confidence.
The Program has been successfully used by thousands of MelioGuide clients worldwide. And hundreds of Physical Therapists and Physiotherapists have prescribed the Program for their clients.
Who Developed the Program?
My name is Margaret Martin and I developed the MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program for you. I am a Physical Therapist – licensed in California, a Physiotherapist – registered in Ontario, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
I have over 30 years of experience helping people, just like you, safely and effectively achieve their health and fitness goals – and have some fun along the way!
Many of the clients that come to my clinic, Function To Fitness, have osteoporosis and want a safe and effective exercise program that helps them strengthen their bones, reduce their risk of fall and build their confidence.
Special Update to Our Clients
We are making a major upgrade to our website and while we are making those changes the online Exercise for Better Bones program will no longer be available.
Margaret is available for consultation either in her clinic or online. You can schedule time with her below.
What is the Scientific Foundation of the Program?
The MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program is based on the latest research on the effects of exercise and bone health. The Program has been reviewed by a number of leading researchers in the field, including Dr. Meena Sran at the University of British Columbia.
What Are the Major Components of the Program?
The Program incorporates all of the major areas important to building stronger bones and reducing fracture risk. The exercise areas include:
- Postural Exercises
- Strength Exercises
- Balance Exercises
- Flexibility Exercises
- Weight Bearing and Cardiovascular Exercises and Guidelines
Your Program will also include:
- Safe Exercise Tips
- Exercises You Should Avoid
- Guidelines for Safe Daily Activities
Plus, I have include two additional items for you:
- My MelioGuide Yoga for Better Bones ebook demonstrating how to modify Yoga poses to make them safe for someone with osteoporosis.
- My MelioGuide Tai Chi for Osteoporosis - 8 Steps to Bone Health video.
Can I Preview the Printed Manual?
I have provided a short preview of the printed Guide you will receive when you purchase your Exercise for Better Bones Program.
The preview includes:
- The Table of Contents
- The first three chapters of the Guide
- The Beginner level strength exercises (there are three other levels in the Guide)
- The Reference list
- The Author - that's me!
I hope this gives you a sense of how comprehensive, detailed and clear the printed Guide is. I designed it to be the supplement to the online content that includes video demonstrations of all of the major exercises, your program schedule, Daily Activities, and 50 minutes (and growing) of video tutorials on caring for your bones.
To "flip through the pages", simply click on the arrows on the left or right of the layout. There is also an option to view the Guide in Full Screen mode. Just "hover" your mouse over the Guide until that option is presented to you.