Thank you for completing the quiz. Your responses indicate that you are ready to start strength training and weight bearing exercise at the Active Level. Here are my recommendations for you.
A great place to start is our Stronger Bones, Stronger Body Active Level strength training video series.
This online video course contains essential foundational concepts to ensure your safety and success. Whether you are an avid exerciser or just beginning, I encourage you to start here.
Weight Bearing exercise is an essential component of an osteoporosis exercise program. Why? Because it is the best way to build bone. I recommend you supplement your Stronger Bones, Stronger Body strength training with my Weight Bearing II video workouts.
Not everyone likes to use videos when they want to learn something new. We understand.
Our book, Exercise for Better Bones, will allow you to ease into a program at your pace. You will have time to learn the “do’s and don’ts” of exercise and movement, safety tips, and other important information. In addition, Exercise for Better Bones has detailed exercise schedules (appropriate for your level) for you to follow. I recommend you bring your copy of Exercise for Better Bones and your schedule when you begin working with a local therapist.
Exercise is an essential ingredient for bone health. If you have osteoporosis, therapeutic exercise needs to be part of your osteoporosis treatment program.
But what exercises should you do, and which ones should you avoid? What exercises build bone, and which ones reduce your chance of a fracture? Is yoga good for your bones? Who should you trust when it comes to exercises for osteoporosis?
A great resource on exercise and osteoporosis is my free, seven-day email course called Exercise Recommendations for Osteoporosis. After you provide your email address, you will receive seven consecutive online educational videos on bone health—one lesson each day. You can look at the videos anytime and as often as you like.
I cover important topics related to osteoporosis exercise, including:
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