Episode 96 Exercises For Better Bones With Margaret Martin

Many people are afraid of osteoporosis and aware of what that can mean. Loss of balance and broken hips are a common story as we get older. Margaret Martin has created a program to help build strength and bones! Join us to hear how you can incorporate this into your own routine.

Topics Covered In This Episode:

  • What inspired you to talk about bone health?
  • What is osteoporosis?
  • Who is affected?
  • How does exercise help build bones?
  • What are the four principles to a bone building program?
  • Can you use this program to prevent bone loss?
  • How are postural exercises important?
  • How are strengthening exercises important?
  • How are balance exercises important?
  • How is breathing important?
  • Can you walk us through a breathing exercise?
  • How will this make us stronger?
  • What do you mean by “tighten your lower tummy?”
  • Are there exercises that are unsafe?
  • how is cardiovascular health important?
  • Is yoga helpful for bone building?
  • How can we have a bone healthy yoga practice?
  • Can you give us an example of one of the most common exercises you give people for their bones?
  • How can people get ahold of you/website/books etc?