weight-bearing exercise

weight-bear·ing ex·er·cise

(wāt'bār-ing eks'ĕr-sīz)
Exercise that puts stress on muscle and bone, thereby increasing muscle mass and bone strength.
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Of the patients with osteoporosis, 59% had received recommendations for weight-bearing exercise, calcium, or vitamin D therapy and 91% were recommended new or continuing pharmacologic therapy For treatment, 23% had received estrogen; 1%, raloxifene; 35%, alendronate; 13%, calcitonin; and 19%, some form of combination therapy she said.
You should also do a weight-bearing exercise, such as walking several times a week.
Some examples of weight-bearing exercise include weight training, walking, hiking, jogging, climbing stairs, tennis, and dancing.
The risk of developing osteoporosis can be reduced by taking plenty of weight-bearing exercise and eating a healthy, balanced calcium-rich diet throughout life.
Running and other weight-bearing exercise also help maintain bone strength.
You can help protect your bone health by getting weight-bearing exercise most days of the week and eating foods rich in the bone-strengthening nutrients calcium and vitamin D.
Carrying your clubs over your shoulder will burn more calories and provide weight-bearing exercise that helps maintain bone and muscle strength.
The pain is often worsened by weight-bearing exercise or running.
Weight-bearing exercise keeps bones healthy, improves balance and lessens the risk of falling and breaking brittle bones.
Consume enough bone-building calcium and the vitamin D to enable its absorption, and also get as much weight-bearing exercise as you can, since this builds bone.
2 Start a form of weight-bearing exercise - even brisk walking is good - in order to reduce the risk of osteoporosis later.