Things to Do While You’re Young To Prevent Bone Issues When You’re Old

Things to Do While You're Young To Prevent Bone Issues When You're Old

There’s a saying the older generation likes to remind the younger generation, “If only I’d known then what I know now,” and bone health is one of the many things on that long list. It’s true people learn with age, but sometimes it’s too late. It’s time the younger generation learns what they can do right now to help protect their bones and avoid osteoporosis as they age.

Walking Outside vs Walking on a Treadmill: Which is Better For Your Knees?

Walking Outside vs Walking on a Treadmill: Which is Better For Your Knees?

You’ll also want to consider which form of walking you prefer when you make your decision. Even though a treadmill tends to be better for your knees, some people find it boring to walk outside and prefer the outdoors environment. If you’re like that, it’s better to walk outdoors consistently instead of walking on a treadmill every now and then because you don’t enjoy it. Whichever option you choose, see how your knees feel afterwards and listen to your body.

Why Sitting Down is Terrible for Your Knees and Overall Health

Careless and drunk driving is one of the most condemned habits. Almost every person, young and old knows the dangers of driving while intoxicated. But other things are barely mentioned yet they pose a health risk to the body. Sitting is one of such things. Very few people even think of it. It is important to understand some basic knowledge of how your body functions and why sitting down for long hours is detrimental to your health.

Will Squatting Hurt Your Knees? We Take a Look

Will Squatting Hurt Your Knees? We Take a Look

The squat is an exercise that, in one motion, can work nearly every muscle in the lower half of the body. From quadriceps to thighs and hips to even the hamstrings, gluteal muscles and the myriad of muscles in the lower back, it is considered by many to be a vital exercise in strengthening the lower body and increasing muscle mass, simply because of the incredible amounts of muscle groups that it works at the same time.

Weightlifting and Joint Pain: What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

If you want to become stronger and develop more muscle mass, you need to lift weights. The added resistance of weights forces your muscles to work overtime, allowing for bigger gains. But any form of resistance training can cause joint pain, and weightlifting is no exception. Thankfully, there are steps to protect against joint pain when lifting weights.