Exercise, lifestyle, and your bones

Osteoporosis - exercise; Low bone density - exercise; Osteopenia - exercise

Weight control

Weight lifting builds muscle, which increases overall body strength, tone, and balance. Muscles also burn calories more efficiently than fat and other body tissues. So even at rest the more muscle tissue a person has the more calories a person is burning.

Why Exercise?

How Much and What Type of Exercise?

Other Lifestyle Changes to Help Your Bones