Weight Bearing Exercise

Kathy on September 29th, 2011

Take a look at my new running shoe!  They’re called Vibrams, and they make me feel like I’m running barefoot–only without the pain of stepping on rocks and sticks.  Their product description claims that their “revolutionary design makes feet healthier by allowing them to move more naturally and freely.”  It’s the truth! One thing to […]

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Kathy on March 27th, 2011

Both walking and running are weight-bearing exercises that help to build bone.  But which one burns more calories?  Click on the link to find out! http://www.everydayhealth.com/fitness-specialist/what-burns-more-calories.aspx?xid=nl_MyCalorieCounter_20110213

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Kathy on April 13th, 2010

After a long winter, what a delight to be enjoying the sunshine and warmer temperatures! Sunday I weeded the garden patch and planted the first of our crops, tomatoes and sqaush, with more soon to follow.  The Wednesday Walkers, our walking group of teachers, administrators, and staff at school, will go on our first trek […]

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Kathy on January 26th, 2010

Well, folks, I’ve returned to the YMCA as my work-out facility.  Planet Fitness was good, but after touring the newly renovated YMCA facilities, I decided to make the switch.  With the glassed-in workout room, working out  at the Y for my needed weight-bearing exercise is like exercising in the all outdoors!  Plus there is an […]

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Kathy on January 17th, 2010

Okay, OsteoDiet readers, we’ve wiped the slate clean on our “Walk Around the World” scoreboard.  It’s time to slip on our walking shoes, pick up those weights, grab a tennis racket, or even pick up a broom and dustcloth, and rack up the miles! How does it work? 1) Just click on the “Walk Around […]

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Kathy on August 11th, 2009

When I’m out walking or running as my weight bearing exercise here in Central Florida, I’m sometimes bothered by hungry mosquitoes.   So, what’s a devoted bone builder to do? Here’s a handy trick.  You can keep mosquitoes from attacking by mixing in a spray bottle: 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup water Spritz the mixture […]

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Today I began keeping track of my fitness activities on our “Walk Around the World” tracker, posting 2.1 miles for Day 1.   Here’s how it worked: My fitness activities today included 30 minutes of upper body weight training and a one-mile walk at a moderate pace.  According to the fitness activity chart, each minute […]

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