Exercising and ensuring adequate levels of calcium and vitamin D intake can help improve bone health and prevent bone loss.
Whether you’re helping clients recover from an injury or improve their performance, attention to joint stability will play a pivotal role.
New research adds to our understanding of the limited risks of physical activity and its connection to osteoarthritis.
Know the basics of bone loss, and help your clients grow and retain the strongest bones possible with these training strategies.
If you work with adults 50 and older, it may be time to educate them about the impact exercise can have on bone density and healthy aging.
Teens who stay fit with vigorous activity are laying the foundation for a lifetime of bone health, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
Wearing a weighted vest may help older adults to successfully lose weight while protecting bone quality and density.
High-impact exercises — such as burpees, jumping jacks and other moves that get both feet off the ground simultaneously — can help build strength and endurance and shed fat quickly.
As a result, they’re often incorporated into high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts, which have gained recognition because they burn an impressive number of calories in a short amount of time and boost metabolism for up to 48 hours after the workout’s over through the afterburn effect.
Hip fractures have serious consequences, including an increased risk of death within the first year following the accident. Findings from a recent study offer good news on the benefits of physical activity for postmenopausal women.
Skeletal health is just as important as heart health.
Bones form the frame that keeps our bodies from collapsing and serve as a bank for minerals essential to multiple bodily functions. In fact, 99% of the body’s calcium is found in the bones and teeth (NIH n.d.). The skeleton anchors everything fitness professionals deal with every day: muscles, joints, tendons, the whole kinetic chain.