• Exercise is Healthy for Your Bones, but Not When You Restrict Calories

    1 month ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Keeping your bones healthy and lowering the risk of osteoporosis is one of many reasons to work up a sweat. Exercise stimulates bone-building cells called osteoblasts to lay down new bone tissue. However, not all workouts are effective for building bone mass. The best type of workout is high-impact exercise where both feet leave the ground at the same time. For example, running is a high-impact exercise, but cycling and swimming are not since the bike and the water you're swimming in supports your weight. Strength training also stimulates the production of new bone if you lift a weight...
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