The importance of physical activity on bone health and how it can decrease the risk of osteoporosis.
Living a sedentary lifestyle has a detrimental impact on your overall health and especially on your bones.
Studies have shown that there is an increase risk of fracture and lower bone mineral density (BMD) in people who are less physically active!
Osteoporosis has a gradual onset and progresses throughout the years. Therefore preventing or delaying osteoporosis, is by including higher amounts of training in your daily routine. Physical activity as a whole helps to improve the mechanical strain on bones, which stimulate the process of building stronger bones.
Different exercises also have a different effect on bone metabolism. This article focuses on the different aspects of bone metabolism and what physical exercise is best for the optimal remodelling of bone tissue and keeping the bones dense and strong.