Osteoporosis is also thought of as an old woman's disease, however, a growing number of men, young women and athletes are being diagnosed with the disease. The good news is that the there are many ways to prevent and treat osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia. Exercise can increase bone density, strengthen muscles and improve balance and flexibility, thus reducing the risk of injury and helping to maintain daily functions. The 125 detailed exercises found here are designed for people of all levels of fitness and all stages of the disease.
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Author Biography - Dianne Daniels
DIANNE DANIELS, M.A., has a master s degree in exercise physiology from Columbia University. A former health educator with the New York City Department for the Aging, her advice has been quoted in "Self, Fitness, "and many other magazine, radio, and television shows. She is on the faculty of the American Council of Exercise and has taught academic and practical courses for fitness professionals since 1992. A certified Feldenkrais practitioner, Pilates instructor, yoga teacher, and personal trainer, she now practices in Boothbay Harbor, Maine."