Prevent bone loss and decrease the risk of injury with this fully-illustrated workout guide
Osteoporosis and bone loss affect millions of Americans and can start occurring in people as young as 30. Fractures, pain, and immobility are just a few of the alarming side effects that can result. Now, this comprehensive guide details the most effective method to preventing and treating the often debilitating condition—exercise. Featuring more than 100 step-by-step exercises and 300 step-by-step photos, Beat Osteoporosis with Exercise guarantees that you can build stronger bones, regardless of your current fitness level. The author, who specializes in the needs of aging patients, also covers the cause, symptoms, and treatment of this disease, along with simple lifestyle tweaks that can make a world of difference to your results. With the emphasis on proper form and gentle, effective movements, this book helps you safely and easily build muscle while avoiding injury. Plus, its exercise and workout schedules make it easy to achieve optimal results while getting fit.