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Excersises for Osteoporosis

Why You Need To Start Doing Push-Ups -- Now

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

A staggering 57 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Half of all women (and one in four men), will break a bone due to this disease. But guess what? By making a few lifestyle changes -- like exercising and eating the right foods --it can be prevented.

Make No Bones About It: 50 Percent of Post50 Women (and 25 Percent of Men) Will Break One Because of This Disease

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.21.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The key to beating osteoporosis is doing a few simple things that will keep your bones strong: eat calcium-rich foods, get an adequate amount of Vitamin D, and do strength-training exercises several times a week.

Life After 50: This Could Be the Most Important Exercise You'll Ever Do

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

When I turned 50 a few years ago, I looked in the mirror and said, "Now what?"

It's Time to Change the Discussion About Osteoporosis

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

May marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and this year, let's shift the focus from increasing bone density to reducing fracture risk.

Exercises To Combat Osteoporosis

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

What do a can of peas, a bottle of water and a towel have to do with osteoporosis? You can use all of them in place of weights in exercises to help p...