Osteogenic dynamic loads delivered to the skeleton during exercise prevent aging-associated bone fragility. WHAT the heck does this mean? When you "carry your weight” and add an additional “load” or weight-bearing exercise, you can counteract the effects of bone loss which happen over the age of 50.
Why does bone loss matter? It is a direct contributor to arthritis, muscle strain and tear, and chronic joint pain.
Weighted stretching exercises not only improve quality of life, muscle strength, and bone strength... they are a known factor for coordination and balance, reducing the risk of fall-related fractures.
Exercise is the mainstay of the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis; often however, physicians don’t have enough know-how for evidence-based prescription of exercise. Moreover, the lack of facilities for safe implementation of the exercise programs compound the problem. Worksites and employers can assist in building a structure whereby employees can exercise and sustain their bodies, bones, and muscles. And, stay on-site for a productive workday, everyday.
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