Health Tip: Help Strengthen Your Bones03/28/11
(HealthDay News) -- Weight-bearing exercises help strengthen
bones and muscles by making them work against gravity.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these
suggestions for weight-bearing exercise:
- Go for a walk, jog or run.
- Play tennis, racquetball or field hockey.
- Climb a few long flights of stairs.
- Play basketball, soccer or grab a jump rope.
- Turn up the music and start dancing.
- Kick a soccer ball around.
- Go for a hike.
- Lift some weights.
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