Exercise

  • Yoga For Bone Strength

    Now that springtime is here, you may consider taking a look at your physical activity. Exercise can relieve joint pain and build up your bone strength, but only if you are taking the correct approach. Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in older adults and those who want to focus on strengthening their bones.

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  • Attention Athletes!

    “Boost Vitamin D to Avoid Injury”

    The quote above is from the headline of a Wall Street Journal article published on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

    While vitamin D is very important, the Institute for Better Bone Health has long recognized this and has emphasized that vitamin D is not the only nutrient that helps strengthen bones and ligaments.

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  • Our Top 5 Bone Health Posts Of 2015

    As we come into the New Year and reflect on 2015, we present you with our top posts of the year. These articles are filled with valuable information to help you achieve optimal bone health in years to come.
  • Early Steps To Better Bone Health

    It is never too early or too late to build healthy, strong bones. One major myth is that weak bones are only a problem for the elderly—this is not true! Weak bones are common in girls with scoliosis (curvature of the spine) and in children who have had more than one broken bone.

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  • Newton's First Law and You

    We all know that exercise is healthy, but the President’s Council on Physical Fitness tells us that two thirds of Americans fail to get the recommended weekly amount of exercise, and one in four is classified as physically inactive. That means little or no exercise at all. This includes children and seniors in addition to everyone in between. Most likely, this also means you.

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