Sarah Purcell | Strength training & Pilates with Osteoporosis

59:08
 
Del
 

Manage episode 300179231 series 2971372
Av Nikki Naab-Levy oppdaget av Player FM og vårt samfunn — opphavsrett er eid av utgiveren, ikke Plaer FM, og lyd streames direkte fra deres servere. Trykk på Abonner knappen for å spore oppdateringer i Player FM, eller lim inn feed URLen til andre podcast apper.

In this episode, Nikki chats with movement teacher Sarah Purcell about her experience being diagnosed with osteoporosis and how women can navigate fitness with this diagnosis:

They discuss:

  • What you need to know about bone density, bone quality, and the different test scores in relation to osteopenia and osteoporosis
  • How to get started strength training safely and effectively if you have this diagnosis
  • Why strength training is an important part of building and maintaining bone density to reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis
  • The role that Pilates and stability training can play in your fitness practice as a compliment to strength training if you have bone density issues
  • What exercises you may want to include or avoid if low bone density is a concern for you

To connect with Sarah and learn more about her work:

Connect with Nikki + other links mention in the episode:

59 episoder