Clients frequently ask me whether they should use creatine and if there are any benefits from using it as a supplement. The short answer is yes. Read the rest of this article

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Reduce Fracture Risk Through Fall Prevention

April 3, 2014

A slip or fall can lead to a painful, and sometimes debilitating, fracture. For some women, even very active women, it can dramatically affect their quality of life. This need not be the case since there are strategies a woman can take to get back and continue to be active after a fracture. The key […]

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The Hormone Cure – Video Review

March 30, 2014

Many women I know, including my sisters, friends, clients, and even my hairdresser, are going though significant changes in their hormone levels. Poor quality sleep, reduced energy levels, lower libido, and tighter jeans are some of the physical challenges caused by changes in hormone levels.

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Your Mother Should Know: Exercise and Osteoporosis

March 30, 2014

If you want a sense of what your health and quality of life will be in the future, look at your parents. For many women, they see their mother age poorly and are afraid of what might happen to them. My advice: if they start early with exercise and osteoporosis and take appropriate action they […]

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What the Doctor Ordered: Osteoporosis Medication

March 28, 2014

Many women do not make their bone health a priority until a life event, such as a diagnosis of osteoporosis, forces a change.

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Video: You Can Improve Your Reaction Time

March 28, 2014

My client Babs is 96 years old. Each week we work on a variety of exercises, movements, and activities of daily living to make sure she maintains her quality of life and is safe as she moves throughout her day.

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Video: How to Age Well Through Exercise

March 28, 2014

I recently completed the course, Lower Quadrant – Advanced Application, at Washington University in St. Louis. The instructor was Dr. Shirley Sahrmann, a respected Professor of Physical Therapy, author, researcher, and leading thinker in the area of movement impairment syndromes. Dr. Sahrmann is 76 years of age. She was very active throughout the course and displayed […]

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Wanted: Health Professionals to Treat Osteoporosis

March 25, 2014

Over the past seven years thousands of health professionals have successfully completed our 15-hour Building Better Bones course. These professionals are well trained on how to prescribe safe and effective exercise programs for people with osteoporosis and low bone density.

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Video Review Hyper Vest Pro Weighted Vest

March 11, 2014

Weighted vests are a popular exercise items for people with osteoporosis who want to weight bear throughout their body when they exercise or are active throughout the day. We have done a number of reviews of weighted vests for osteoporosis and the response from you has been positive. A reader in Los Angeles contacted me […]

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Replace Your Desk With a Treadmill Desk

February 27, 2014

If you have bought one our online products or visited Margaret’s Physiotherapy studio, you already know who I am. If you have not met me, my name is Richard and I manage Margaret’s websites. I am also her husband. Margaret asked that I write this blog and share my recent experience with my new standup […]

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