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How Exercise Helps Strengthen Your Bones and Avoid Osteoporosis, Safely and Naturally

Bone Health

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  • Certain nutrients, including omega-3 fat, calcium, vitamin D, K2, and magnesium, are critical for strong bones. Your sodium to potassium ratio also plays an important role in maintaining your bone mass
  • Exercise, especially weight-bearing exercises and Whole Body Vibrational Training using a Power Plate, also helps your body naturally rebuild strong bones
  • In one recent study, women who leaped like fleas at least 10 times in a row, twice per day for four months, significantly increased their hipbone density
  • Postmenopausal women who used a vibration platform for five minutes, three times a week for six months, increased their lumbar spine bone density by two percent while the control group lost 0.5 percent

By Dr. Mercola

Bone weakening is a common problem associated with aging. In most people, sometime during your 30s, your bone mass will begin to gradually decline. For women, that bone loss can significantly speed up during the first 10 years after menopause.

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