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  • Have a well-balanced exercise programme including strength and resistance; some impact training (whether high or low) for cardiovascular benefits, mobility and flexibility

  • Strengthen our bone tissue; we need to create a stress on the bones by pulling on muscles and tendons with appropriate activities

  • Strength and resistance training; this can be with weights, resistance bands and weight bearing activities

  • Activities such as aerobic classes, step classes, dancing, hiking and skipping are beneficial

  • Higher impact activities such as jogging, running and sports such as football, athletics etc are beneficial if appropriate

  • General housework, carrying shopping, DIY and gardening can also be good!

  • Regular movement is essential, not just formal exercise. So try and incorporate as much activity into your day as you can.

  • Get your Vitamin D! Get outside!