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Strengthening Exercise

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Good job on your post. Strengthening exercise as you noted can help to prevent low bone density. Low bone density is also known as Osteoporosis which is the most common type of bone disease that affects older adult. Osteoporosis makes the bones fragile and prone to fracture. It is reported that “about half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fracture of the hip, wrist, or vertebra (bones of the spine) during their lifetime” (University of Maryland Medical Center, 2016). This is why strengthening exercise is important because it help to improve bone density. Some of the exercises recommended to prevent low bone density or osteoporosis are weight-bearing exercises such as walking, jogging, playing tennis and dancing. Others are balance
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