Weight bearing exercise will NOT prevent osteoporosis

Weight Bearing Exercise

What do you mean weight bearing exercise won’t prevent osteoporosis?  That’s right, what you have read in the paper, what your fitness trainer told you, and what your doctor told you is false with a capital F.  The reason why it’s false is because people don’t understand what weight bearing exercise means.


Weight bearing exercise is any exercise activity that involves bearing your OWN weight (standing or any activity where you are on your feet).  It does not mean lifting weights.   Continue reading