What Is Osteoporosis?
Josh Duvauchelle
Josh Duvauchelle
September 14, 2018
What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone disorder where your bones slowly become thinner and thinner caused by lifestyle, medication, or genetics.

Latest Exercise Content

Exercise for Osteoporosis

Exercise for Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

Although there are diets and medications that can help with osteoporosis, exercises for osteoporosis may be the best way to reduce the chances of injury.
581 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on November 21, 2017
Weight Training for Osteoporosis

Weight and Strength Exercises for Osteoporosis

We examine why strength and weight training for osteoporosis are important for the health of your bones and what activities provide the most benefits.
169 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on August 11, 2015
Osteoporosis and Mobility

Osteoporosis and Mobility

Bones affected by osteoporosis are weak and frail, and therefore prone to fractures. The most common fractures impair mobility.
149 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on March 10, 2015
Weight-Bearing Exercise

Weight-Bearing Exercise

You will need weight-bearing exercises to increase the strength of your bones. Exercises like these require you to move against gravity while being upright.
289 found this helpful by Yvonne Banks on January 7, 2015
Preventing Osteoporosis

How Exercise Helps Prevent Osteoporosis

Regular strength training for osteoporosis can prevent you from breaking bones. The best way to strengthen the spine is through exercise.
289 found this helpful by Yvonne Banks on August 19, 2014
Osteoporosis and Balance

Improving Your Balance

You can improve balance and decrease the chances of falling or breaking a bone by practicing the following exercises: toe raises, heel rises and wall slide.
593 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on July 23, 2014
Infographic How Exercise Helps Bones

How Does Exercise Help My Bones?

Learn how exercise plays an important role in bone density and osteoporosis.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on December 23, 2013