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Moving Well Podcast

The Moving Well Podcast gives you fitness advice for efficient, effective and pain free exercises. The hosts Janet Sunderland and Nikki Naab-Levy who are both fitness educators for Balanced Body and collectively have 20 years experience in the fitness industry.
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Now displaying: September, 2016
Sep 29, 2016

In this episode Janet and Nikki discuss practical exercise guidelines and precautions for osteoporosis and osteopenia.

They cover the clinical definition, populations who are at risk and ways to increase bone density and reduce the risk of fractures and injury.

Areas of the body most vulnerable to bone loss:

- Hips

- Wrists

- Spine

Contraindications for osteoporosis: 

- Loaded flexion

- Flexion with rotation

- Rotation

Exercise suggestions for osteoporosis and osteopenia:

- Moderate impact exercise to load the bones (weight training, walking, ect)

- Thoracic extension

- Balance and coordination training to reduce the risk of falling

Links Mentioned:

Sherri Betz osteoporosis article

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