DX Severe Osteoporosis: Part XII – Could TOO Much Exercise Cause Osteoporosis?

This is Part XII in a multi-part essay chronicling my personal experience with osteoporosis. In this series I have been taking readers through the diagnostic and treatment phases of my care that began over 18 years ago when I was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis. Over the years, the combination of experiencing multiple fragility fractures along [...]

By |2019-05-13T16:52:57-04:00January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

BoneSmart Pilates: Aging Strong – Volume 1

Teresa Maldonado Marchok, LPT, just produced a very impressive DVD that will help improve your posture, balance, muscle tone, AND bone strength. Teresa, a licensed physical therapist and certified Pilates teacher (at my alma mater, Stanford University, no less!) will show you how to improve hip and leg strength and stabilize your spine through exercise - [...]

By |2019-09-09T11:31:20-04:00December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Becoming Anabolic in the Face of Osteoporosis – Even While Running 50 miles at the 2016 Pinelands Salomon Trail Running Festival

Reducing fracture risk is about more than just making bones denser with calcium. It is also about: 1) reducing chronic systemic inflammation, 2) staying strong and supple, and 3) remaining positive as you navigate through life.  As I was slogging through a 50-mile race in Maine a few days ago, I began to wonder if [...]

By |2019-05-13T17:43:34-04:00June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Follow Your Dreams

In a week from now I'll be heading up the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro for an attempt at a speed ascent. I arrived in Nairobi three days ago and after logging a few miles at a slight altitude (between 5 and 8,000 feet), seeing some cool animals, and very unsuccessfully trying to shake off jet [...]

By |2019-05-13T17:49:43-04:00April 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Teresa Maldonado Marchok’s Blog

Teresa Maldonado Marchok wrote a very nice article about my book, The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis, in her most recent blog post. If you want to check it out go to: http://pilateswithteresa.com/a-new-way-to-look-at-osteopor…/ Teresa is a physical therapist who knows a great deal about improving skeletal health through exercise.

By |2019-02-18T16:08:06-04:00March 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Bone Smart Pilates with Teresa Maldonado Marchok

If you have been reading my bone blogs over the past several years you know how much I emphasize the importance of eating a good bone-healthy diet and getting regular exercise. Yes, taking your OsteoNaturals supplements IS really important but without eating a diet rich in vegetables and taking time to exercise you will be missing [...]

By |2019-05-14T22:30:03-04:00March 12th, 2015|0 Comments