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Osteoporosis-Friendly Exercises to Strengthen Your Bones

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Senior exercise class
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Tai Chi class for seniors
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Why is exercise important for people with osteoporosis?


Older couple jogging
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Design your osteoporosis workout


stretching before workout
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Warm-up


Drinking water during outdoor workout.
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Workout


End of workout cool down
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Relaxation techniques


Balance ball exercises
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Balance exercises


Low impact aerobics
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Weight-bearing exercises: Low-impact activities


Stair running, high impact exercise.
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Weight-bearing exercises: High-impact activities


Older woman using weights to workout
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Muscle-strengthening exercises


Older woman doing sit-ups
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Exercises to avoid with osteoporosis


Talking to doctor about exercise
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When in doubt, talk to your doctor


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.