I will definitely be reading those articles later. I've had several medical procedures which raise my risk for osteoporosis. So in addition to the walking...I need to be doing strength training as well. My Doc already has me on 50,000 IUs of Vitamin D 3 times a week b/c I have a serious vitamin D deficiency. Obese people tend to have lower Vitamin D levels than the rest of the population. One more reason to eat better & exercise!!!
Monique or just Mo "Where there is great love, there are great miracles."
Oct 14 (10 days) 37,770 steps Nov 14 63,852 steps Dec 14 68,263 steps / 28.73 miles Jan 15 62,754 steps / 25.92 miles Feb 15 59,710 steps / 24.7 miles Mar 15 75,428 steps / 26.29 miles
Pounds lost: 1.0
Fitness Minutes: (51,355) Posts: 2,828 5/2/12 7:30 A
31 Days to Stronger Bones May is National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month—a time to remember the importance of preventing osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. Half of all women (and one quarter of men over 50) will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Institutes of Health. But osteoporosis is largely preventable through healthy lifestyle choices. Strengthen your bones from this month forward by starting with these 31 daily tips for May.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.