Bone loss is accelerated during prolonged inactivity and/or after menopause (1). Scary right? You bet! The good news is that you have the power to prevent bone and muscle deterioration and even reverse the process. Do some form of cardiovascular physical activity for 30-60 minutes every day. Exercise makes you feel great and young again!
- Sport Nutrition for Healthy and Performance, 2nd edition by Manore, Meyer and Thompson (pg 401).
- ACE Fitness Nutrition Manual
Photo: Patty, who is over 70 years old, does a 90 minute hike to the waterfall in Los Penasquitos Canyon, San Diego, CA, USA