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Women Need More Calcium: What To Do If You Aren’t Getting Enough

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Everyone can benefit from calcium, but women need more calcium than men, especially as they age. That’s because women are at a higher risk for osteoporosis, so they need calcium to strengthen their bones. And then there’s menopause, during which bone loss often speeds up. Clearly, calcium is one nutrient you don’t want to skip, even for a day. Fortunately, …

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How Women Can Improve Bone Health During Menopause

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Having healthy bones is important for everyone, but it’s especially critical for women who are going through menopause. That’s because when your bones aren’t at their best during this stage of life, you have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis—and you don’t want that! Fortunately, you can ease the sting of menopause and improve bone health by eating and drinking …

Why Women Need Strength Training

Erin Bahadur Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

One of the biggest things I’ve heard from female clients as well as the general population is that lifting weights will make them bulky. Despite how many articles or interviews dispel that fact, the myth continues to prevail. However, the strength work that a typical woman does is not enough to cause bulky, “manly” muscles. We simply aren’t built for …

National Osteoporosis Month: Resources for health and prevention

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May might be nearly over, however National Osteoporosis Month highlights a national health issue that affects more than 50 million Americans. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body does not make enough bone, or when the body loses too much of it. These issues can also happen simultaneously. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, “The disease causes an …

Burn Fat & Build Bone Strength: 5 Must-Try High Intensity Workout Moves

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  Exercise is Bigger than Weight Loss Many people exercise to lose weight or get in shape, at least initially. While improving your physical appearance is a common motivator, exercise can improve many aspects of your health. From more well-known outcomes such as strengthening muscles to improving heart health, and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, to mental and emotional improvements …

Bones: The Forgotten Organ

Hannah Seda Calcium and Bone Health 1 Comment

One day while lifting weights with a girlfriend she mentioned how lifting can strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. I was a little taken aback because this was a fact I did not remember from all those health classes they make you take in school. I looked it up, and she was right. The National Institute of Health (NIH) reports that, …