HOW TO START RUNNING: This beginners guide to running is perfect for people who want the benefits of running — strong muscles, a healthy bone density, a superior workout, and much more — but don't know where to start. Use this easy workout and plan from running coach Elizabeth Corkum to achieve your running goals. Click through for more running tips from Corkum, warm up ideas, and the cool down stretches you need. You'll have a runner's body and bragging rights in weeks!
Exercise is known to increase bone density and improve bone health. However, not all exercise is equal when it comes to building strong, healthy bones or preventing osteoporosis; some forms may decrease bone density, even in elite athletes. Learn more about the best exercises to increase bone density here.
Dumbbells vs. Barbells for Senior Citizens.. Research has shown that weight training can increase bone density and help seniors guard against osteoporosis. Lifting weights also will help you trim fat, tone muscles and increase stamina in a way that can't be accomplished through aerobic exercise alone.