• Exercise,  Fitness tips

    Can water-based exercise improve Osteporosis?

    Aquatic-based exercise programming can be used by varied populations including highly conditioned athletes to persons with chronic illness. It is an ideal modality for many older adults due to the fitness benefits it can provide with the relatively lower risk of negatively impacting current musculoskeletal conditions. It is generally enjoyable and provides a great social benefit for the older adult who partakes in aquatic based classes. In addition, the creative personal trainer can use aquatic based programming to enhance the delivery of a comprehensive fitness program for individual clients. Osteoporosis It is estimated that 24.5 and 5.1% of women and men respectively have osteoporosis (OP) involving the femur neck or…