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    Can exercise help build healthy bones?

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    Anna-Louise Moule

    Exercise Physiologist

    I am an Accredited Exercise Physiologist specialising in the management of chronic conditions through exercise and lifestyle management. I completed my undergraduate studies in Exercise … View Profile

    Most definitely! Certain types of exercise have a response on the bone to help maintain bone density. The best types of exercises for healthy bones include weight bearing activities, strength training and high impact exercises (eg: jumping or running). Inactive lifestyles and diets low in calcium can attribute to low bone density and an increased risk of fractures at any age.  

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