Osteoporosis Exercises: In Australia, around half of all women and one third of men over 60, have osteoporosis. Women are more susceptible because menopausal hormonal changes worsen bone loss.
Regular weight-bearing exercises throughout life a
re known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. However, recent research suggests that people with existing osteoporosis can also benefit with weight bearing exercises using resistance. Of equal importance as weight bearing, "on the inside", are pelvic floor exercises.
When the pelvic floor muscles are engaged properly, major core muscles also engage. It would be worth your while to visit our pages on the Pelvic Floor Technique - if you're not sure how to engage this vitally important muscle group.
There are a number of other pages on this website, that will be of help to you. Just ensure that you use the golden rules(see below) NO FORWARD FLEXION.:
Check out our collection of DVDs or Download for phone or computer - you're sure to find one that is just right for you. There are 4: Core Strength Exercises, Stability Ball Exercises, Resistance Band Exercises & Stretching Exercises.