090517 Osteoporosis strength training
High impact exercise such as these listed builds stronger bones
- Vertical jumps
- Skipping rope
- Jogging in place
- Knees semi straight hops in place
- Ankle hops
- March around your home or gym with dumbbells or extra weight on your shoulders
Weight bearing aerobics
- Walk with a set of dumbbells. Avoid repetitive motion injuries by switching up on your method of carrying the extra weight on your walk or run.
There is a delayed response of up to six months before changes in your bone mineral density will be noticeable. Weight bearing and bone load bearing lowers your risk of fractures.