Posts tagged "bone health"
Keep Your Hormones in Check

Keep Your Hormones in Check

Testosterone, estrogen, and growth hormone (HGH) are an anti-aging trio. Depending on your gender, of course, this group ignites your energy and libido, keeps muscles and bones strong, and your body ripped. However, beginning in your 30s, your hormone production slows down and the consequences are evident—increased belly fat, lost of body tone, lack of...
Cheers for Your Bones!

Cheers for Your Bones!

While wine sales have skyrocketed, the old time favorite beer hasn’t enjoyed the same popularity. It is probably due to the allure of gourmet-type living, and the noted health boost from that glass of Pinot Noir. Your occasional cold beer is reserved for the Yankees game. Wine’s reputation as a healthy elixir is justified. Wine...
Eating plums for healthy bones?

Eating plums for healthy bones?

Osteopenia (a precursor of osteoporosis) is an issue close to my heart. I was recently diagnosed with this disease, which has put me at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. If there’s something you should know about the loss of bone mass, it’s that it is not just about taking calcium and vitamin D as...
Can you be fit but not healthy?

Can you be fit but not healthy?

When I read in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning that power and agility-oriented moves such as depth jumps, jump squats and back squats increased bone density mass greater than walking and jogging, I thought the one disease that I’d never had to worried about it was osteoporosis. In addition, this disease is supposed to...