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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

There are two types of exercise that benefit bones most.

The first is weight-bearing activity, like walking and playing tennis, which utilizes the skeleton for support and impact-resistance.

Non-weight-bearing activities , like swimming and bicycling, do not.

The second type is resistance training, which for most people means lifting weights. In fact, bone responds just like muscle does to weight lifting, becoming bigger, denser,and stronger.

After reading this information this morning I made some time in my day for a trip to the YMCA. Gotta get "dem-bones" ready for the future years!

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    Thanks. I can ALWAYS use a reminder about this subject!!

    1401 days ago
  • DRPOOH63
    Dem bones are loving walking, emoticon
    1403 days ago
    Very Good Blog Today!
    Thanks for sharing....
    found it very interesting about biking!
    Yessssss - I definitely need to "work my bones" ....
    I have been a non milk drinker since I was 10 years old....
    I do take calcium supplements at least I guess.
    Have a great day!
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    1405 days ago
    Don't think I'll be playing tennis anytime soon but can get "dem bones" working today. Heading to my indoor track in an hour to do some walking and circuits. Thanks for the inspiration.
    1405 days ago
    Good idea!
    1405 days ago
    Sounds like a great plan!
    1405 days ago
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