Safe Strength Training for Osteoporosis Prevention – DVD

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The Safe Strength Training for Osteoporosis Prevention DVD,  featuring Susie Hathaway, American College of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, contains a 50-minute full-body bone-loading workout, plus a BONUS 40-minute step-by-step coaching section on how to safely and easily strength train when you are over fifty.

  • Safety precautions are included for those with bone loss
  • No unsafe forward bending or twisting exercises are included in the workout
  • Beginners use lighter dumbbells and advanced exercisers use heavier dumbbells and ankle weights
  • Complete instructions are included on how to quickly build strong muscles to help slow down bone loss and prevent falls

Workout includes:

  • 5-minute weight-bearing aerobic warm-up
  • 20 strength training exercises
  • Stretches between exercises
  • 5-minute stretching cool-down

Equipment needed:

  • Light dumbbells, progressing to heavier dumbbells as strength increases
  • Optional ankle weights as strength increases

BONUS Coaching Session includes:

  • Safety tips for those over fifty and those with bone loss
  • Equipment selection
  • Proper strength training technique for effective results
  • Appropriate intensity levels for beginner to advanced
  • Benefits of strength training for bone strength

NOTE: This workout is not for those who are already frail, have trouble standing, or getting down on the floor.  Always check with your health care provider before beginning any new exercise program.