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How much exercise do I need to maintain bone strength at 55?
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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Resistance/Gravity
To improve bone strenght, do resistance exercise and gravity based, or impact exercise(walking, jogging, calisthenics).
This is the way at any age.

In brief: Resistance/Gravity
To improve bone strenght, do resistance exercise and gravity based, or impact exercise(walking, jogging, calisthenics).
This is the way at any age.
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Brian Kaufman
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Weight bearing
To keep bones strong do weight-bearing exercises like walking, jogging, or aerobics (cycling and swimming don't count) as well as strength training.
National recommendations advise 150 min/wk of moderate-intensity activity, 75 min/wk of vigorous-intensity activity, or a combination of the 2, and strength training twice a week. Adding another day or 2 of strength training per week would also help.

In brief: Weight bearing
To keep bones strong do weight-bearing exercises like walking, jogging, or aerobics (cycling and swimming don't count) as well as strength training.
National recommendations advise 150 min/wk of moderate-intensity activity, 75 min/wk of vigorous-intensity activity, or a combination of the 2, and strength training twice a week. Adding another day or 2 of strength training per week would also help.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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