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Exercise and Osteoporosis.

Exercise plays an important role in maintaining bone health. Using your muscles and building strength who a program overseen by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, who specialises in exercise for osteoporosis.

Research has demonstrated that when it comes to our bones not all exercise is equal. Certain types of exercise strengthen muscles and bones, while other types are designed to improve your balance β€” which can help prevent falls.

It’s important to have a long-term exercise program for bone health, whether you have osteoporosis or not. A regular and ongoing exercise schedule will be the most beneficial.

Below is more information on Osteoporosis and the type of exercise that is recommended for bone health. Would you like guidelines that are based on your specific requirements? Need help with weight-bearing exercise and bone health workouts? Our MVFit Exercise Physiologists can help!

To book an initial consultation with our Melbourne Exercise Physiology team fill out our online enquiry form or call the MVFit gym on (03)9996-0790.

What is Osteoporosis?


The Importance of Exercise in Osteoporosis


How Exercise can Help Osteoporosis and Improve Bone Health


Is Exercise Safe if I Have Osteoporosis?


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Exercise and Osteoporosis - Melbourne Exercise Physiology Clinic

How Can Exercise Physiology Assist My Bones?

How Can Exercise Physiology Help?


Exercises to Prevent Osteoporosis


What are the best exercises for Osteoporosis?


Strength Training Programs & Cautions


Aerobic Exercise Programs & Cautions


Other Types of Exercise to Consider


Osteoporosis Exercises to Avoid


What Can I Do Now?

Speak To An Accredited Exercise Physiologist


Check Your Bone Health

Check your bone health now!

Online self-assessment to review risk factors for poor bone health. Developed by Healthy Bones Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Estimated time 5-10 minutes to complete an online check


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Exercise Physiology at MVFIT

Our Exercise Physiologists are professionals who are trained in the safe and effective prescription of exercise for people with conditions such as osteoporosis

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