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Does Inactivity Promote Brittle Bones?

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A benefit of exercise that becomes increasingly important with age is its impact on your bones. Research suggests that as mobility decreased over time, modern humans developed increasingly lighter, more brittle bones.

As reported by Times of India: “The study of the bones of hundreds of humans who lived during the past 33,000 years in Europe sheds light on a monumental change that has left modern humans susceptible to osteoporosis, a condition marked by brittle and thinning bones.

At the root of the finding is the knowledge that putting bones under the ‘stress’ of walking, lifting and running leads them to pack on more calcium and grow stronger.

walking is good exercise...and it can build strong bones‘By analyzing many arm and leg bone samples from throughout that time span, we found that European humans’ bones gradually grew weaker as they developed and adopted agriculture and settled down to a more sedentary lifestyle,’ said Christopher Ruff from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine.”

So Keep Fit

If you want strong and healthy bones, weight-bearing exercises should be a regular part of your fitness routine. Bone-building is a dynamic process, and you need to exert enough force on your bones to stimulate the osteoblasts to build new bone.

Further, bone is living tissue that requires regular physical activity in order to renew and rebuild itself, so exercise needs to be a lifelong commitment. As you build more muscle, and make the muscle that you already have stronger, you automatically put more constant pressure on your bones.

Find Out More

If you live in or near Lagos, or are in the Algarve on holiday, and you would like more information on the advantages of exercise and chiropractic care, please contact Lagos Health Chiropractic Clinic to arrange an appointment.

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