Is Yard Work Really Good for Osteoporosis?

June 01, 2018

Yard work has been shown to have the same positive effect on bone density as weight training1. Other activities that we more commonly consider exercise were found to rank behind yard work. Things like jogging, swimming, calisthenics, bicycling, aerobics, and walking had a less positive effect on bone density. Maintaining or improving bone density is very important, especially as we age.

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