Category Archives: Fitness Tips

Osteoporosis: Lazy Isn’t for Bones

Osteoporosis and Screening Osteoporosis is a disease that reduces the strength and mass of bones, making them fragile and susceptible to fractures. Although it is most common in middle-aged and older women, osteoporosis can affect both men and women of any age. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about nine million Americans have osteoporosis and… Read More »

Planks!

While data on exercise changes as new studies are done, one thing that remains constant is that planks are great… but only when you do them properly! The traditional plank (shown above) targets more than just your abdominals. It requires contraction of the quads, glutes, shoulders, biceps and triceps. It is a stabilizing exercise that… Read More »