You’ve heard about the benefits of weight-bearing exercise for strengthening your bones.
Being straight and having a strong backside puts the pressure of being upright on your bones, where it belongs. That lets your bones become strong.
And you can read about preventing osteoporosis with good posture (which you can create with the SimpleStrengthening exercises.)
I’m here to testify…
I kind of hate to admit it, but from time to time, I trip.
I had a lovely “trip” just a few days ago. A five-point landing. No one applauded, but I’m quite sure it was very impressive.
And, once again, I did not break any bones.
And, I am grateful.
How do I keep my bones strong and healthy?
Let me count the ways:
1. Plenty of sunshine (creates vitamin D.) Bones need vitamin D to absorb calcium from your food. (D3 is the best type.)
Most people in the northern United States are deficient in Vitamin D. This happens because you don’t get enough sunshine on your skin for one reason or another. Your doctor can do a blood test to check if you are deficient, if you want.
A good time to get sunshine is while you are…
2. Walking. Walking is weight-bearing exercise. So is being on your feet while you watch TV.
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