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weight bearing exercies
Research has shown that exercises performed with light to medium weights will help improve bone strength. That along with weight bearing exercises (walking, jogging, jumping rope) should be performed at least 4 hours per week to achieve maximum bone strength. In this osteoporosis video, I will go through some of those weight bearing exercises, such as squats with different arm positions. This video can be performed daily to achieve a 4 hour minimum of weight bearing exercises in a week. In this video, the exercises are performed standing, with the use of two pound weights and an inflated exercise ball. The...

aging bones and osteoporosis
Got osteo? Are you concerned with the health of your bones because you were recently diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis? If so, there is help out there for you! Recently, I was involved in making a video that focused on exercises to help people with bone density loss, whether it be from osteopenia, or full on osteoporosis. The video begins with gentle posture and stabilization exercises. Also, light weights are used in the stabilization exercises while lying on your back. The video shows proper positioning of the head and neck and the breathing technique that should be done during the stabilization...

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finding the best fitting workout shoes
Well, it is that time of year again when the kids are back in school and enjoying a bunch of recreational activities. And, according to the American College of Sports Medicine, 85% of people wear running shoes that don't fit.   The Department of Health gives some useful tips for when and how to shop for athletic shoes. First, shop for shoes at the end of the day because your feet can increase up to a half size during a single day due to swelling. The socks that you will be walking or exercising in should be worn when trying on the...
meditation
“Time is money. Don’t waste time!” If you observe the world around you, you will see how many people are dominated by that mantra. At this level of consciousness, people are overwhelmed trying to control their work and personal schedules. Trapped in the domination of the ego, they sulk and huff, “I’m so busy! I have too much to do and no time to do it!” To shift your perception about the use of time takes courage because it’s really not about pedaling faster and faster to keep up. If you are going too fast on your journey, you won’t notice...
taping for sports injury
OLYMPIC STRAPPING ! Did you know the skin is the largest organ in the body? Why not target it to heal? Taping or strapping has been used for several generations in a variety of ways to improve muscle function, reduce pain, and even to help prevent injuries. In the 2012 summer Olympics, kinesio taping was seen on many volleyball players, gymnasts, and basketball players. Many viewers were unsure if this bright pink or blue tape was just for show or if it was for an athletic purpose. But the kinesio tape seen on the Olympic competitors definitely added support for the...