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Osteoporosis Strength Training DVD Black Friday Sale!

Osteoporosis Strength Training DVD Black Friday Sale!

Osteoporosis Exercise DVD Sale! $5 Off Black Friday Weekend Safe Strength Training for Osteoporosis Prevention DVD, $19.95 on Sale! Resistance Band Training for Osteoporosis Prevention DVD, $18.95 on Sale! Variety is the Spice of Life! Bones and muscles respond well when you vary your workouts. If you only have one of my DVDs and areContinue Reading

“When to Get a DXA and How to Interpret the Results” Free NOF Webinar!

“When to Get a DXA and How to Interpret the Results” Free NOF Webinar!

Interested in getting the best DXA scan to assess your bone mineral density? Register for the NOF’s free webinar, “When to Get a DXA and How to Interpret the Results” Friday, November 3, from 1-2 PM EDT. (That’s tomorrow!) Led by Larry Jankowski, CBDT Get the Best DXA! When you’re doing everything possible to helpContinue Reading

Learn to Move Safely with Osteoporosis

Learn to Move Safely with Osteoporosis

Newly Diagnosed with Bone Loss? 1st Priority: Learn to Move Safely When first diagnosed with bone loss, people often want to jump into a bone-strengthening exercise program, ASAP! While it’s a good idea to pursue weight bearing and muscle strengthening exercise, it’s even more important to find the ways you might already be putting your spine at risk during yourContinue Reading

Wind Trainer for Winter Indoor Biking

Wind Trainer for Winter Indoor Biking

A few nights ago, I set up my trail bike on my wind trainer, a marvelous contraption that holds the bike’s back wheel and puts pressure on it, creating resistance. When I got up the next morning and saw that it was 17 degrees, I headed downstairs to ride in my cozy basement. Wind trainersContinue Reading

6 Tips-How to Stay Safe on Fitness Machines

6 Tips-How to Stay Safe on Fitness Machines

Whether you’re using the fitness center in a motel or joining a gym this summer, here are tips on how to stay safe on fitness machines with osteoporosis or if you’re over fifty. 1. Check the Machine Out Before Getting On! I recently returned from California to celebrate my daughter’s college graduation. (Yay!) Our motelContinue Reading

Osteopenia, Torn Rotator Cuff, & Strength Training

Osteopenia, Torn Rotator Cuff, & Strength Training

A woman with a torn rotator cuff and Osteopenia recently wrote to ask what moves she should avoid when beginning my Safe Strength Training for Osteoporosis Prevention video. Here’s my reply with tips and personal shoulder stories. My Best Advice My very best advice would be to see a sports medicine doctor and get a referralContinue Reading

Response: NY Times, “Exercise is Not the Path to Strong Bones”

Response: NY Times, “Exercise is Not the Path to Strong Bones”

The New York Times article, “Exercise is Not the Path to Strong Bones,” by Gina Kolata, has certainly created an uproar. It’s a shocking title, especially for those of us working hard to keep up our bone density. One friend suggested perhaps it was an April Fool’s joke, and frankly, I had the same thought last night.Continue Reading

Snowbirds! 10 Tips to Stay Fit on Your Trip

Snowbirds! 10 Tips to Stay Fit on Your Trip

Heading south for the winter and want to stay fit on your trip? Long car ride ahead with visions of your fitness fading and stiffness increasing? Take heart! Here are 10 Tips to Stay Fit on Your Trips that I do on long trips—as a passenger! I do my best to keep excellent upright postureContinue Reading

Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide

Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide

Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is unique in its comprehensiveness; there’s nothing else out there quite like it. We’re fortunate that author, Dr. Lani Simpson, DC, took the time to put her vast amount of knowledge on bone health into a book. She details the logical steps needed to find the cause of yourContinue Reading

Ankle Weights for Osteoporosis Exercise

Ankle Weights for Osteoporosis Exercise

Ankle weights are a perfect gift for osteoporosis prevention and when already diagnosed. They will make your leg lifts much more effective for your muscles and bones. What Size to Order? I reminded my class this morning to put the 10# or 20# single ankle weights on their Christmas and Hanukkah wish list. Except for my 96-year-old client, everyone outgrows the 5# set!Continue Reading