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Should you ride a bike with osteopenia?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Sure: Good to excellent cardiovascular and resistance exercise (if you don't coast too much); not great weight bearing exercise greater degrees of osteopenia have worse fracture risks than lesser degrees. Riding a bike is fine; falling off has the fracture risk. Have fun, be active.

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