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Physical Activity Guidelines for Pregnancy and Postpartum Women

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that women who are pregnant or postpartum should engage in regular physical activity, under the supervision of their healthcare provider. Pregnancy and Postpartum Recommendations Keep it up. Women who regularly engaged in vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, or who were physically active before pregnancy, can […]

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Maintaining Bone Health: Postmenopausal Women

Maintaining bone health is very important, since bone density gradually decreases with age. This is especially important for post-menopausal women who are at a higher risk for developing osteoporosis. Being physically active helps to promote bone health and reduce the risk of falling, by increasing balance and muscle strength. To […]

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Bone Health for Women

Maintaining bone health is very important, since bone density gradually decreases with age. Bone health starts at a young age by developing healthy habits, such as being physically active. Women are more likely to develop osteoporosis due to their smaller bones and changes in the hormone estrogen. However, there are […]