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Strength training exercises

Strength and resistance exercises are also an important part of an osteoporosis exercise program. These exercises include activities where you move your body, a weight or some other resistance against gravity. Examples of these types of exercises include:

  • Functional movements, such as standing and rising up on your toes
  • Lifting weights
  • Using elastic exercise bands
  • Using weight machines

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