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Resistance Training for Bone Health: How Hard Do You Have to Lift to Increase Bone Mass?

Resistance Training for Bone Health: How Hard Do You Have to Lift to Increase Bone Mass?

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Exercise is one of the best prescriptions for bone health. Combine regular high-impact exercise with a calcium-rich diet and you reduce your risk for bone loss and osteoporosis. Resistance training should be part of that equation. How does resistance training cause bone growth and how hard do you have to train to boost bone growth? Find out.

Caloric Expenditure in Different Modes of Exercise

Caloric Expenditure in Different Modes of Exercise

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Keeping your body in top shape, minimizing the risk of life-threatening diseases, enhancing cardiorespiratory fitness and improving your body composition may be some compelling reasons that might motivate you to engage in aerobic activities. However, it’s worth noting that different modes of exercise influence your caloric expenditure differently. In other words, different types of exercise burn different amounts of calories.