The word “bash” has several meanings. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, one of those meanings is defined as: “to cause or allow something, such as a part of your body, to hit something very hard or forcefully”. Well, that’s what you need to do to build bone health. However, you should build up slowly especially if you already have weak bones.
Bone health is important for overall health
The 2004 Report of the U.S. Surgeon General stated, “Bone health is critically important to the overall health and quality of life of Americans. Healthy bones provide the body with a frame that allows for mobility and for protection against injury. Bones serve as a storehouse for minerals that are vital to the functioning of many other life-sustaining systems in the body. Unhealthy bones, however, perform poorly in executing these functions and can lead to debilitating fractures.”
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– Bone loss begins at age 30 for women and increases after menopause. This is a well-established fact
– How to improve bone health? In addition to healthy eating, avoidance of cigarettes and high
– Bones respond to stress and building bones is similar to building muscles. You need to push yourself a little to increase muscle strength and you need to push yourself a little to build bone strength. While any exercise is good for bone, the best exercises involve impact such as jumping, weightlifting, dancing, tennis or any activity where both feet leave the ground at the same time
– Simple Heel Drops can help bone strength.To do a heel drop, rise up on your tip-toes and drop down landing as firmly as possible with the knees straight. This may jar the legs and spine a bit. So, don’t try heel drops if your bones are very weak. Only 60 of these a day has been shown to help bone density.