Balance Your Bones

Balance develops when we are young, mostly without us even realizing it. We learn to walk, then run, hop on one foot and ride a bike. All a part of growing up, and yet, essential to the development of good balance. As young adults, most of take balance for granted...

Exercise Your Bones, part I

You have heard that weight bearing exercises are essential for keeping bones strong, but do you know why? Bone, like every tissue in the body, is constantly repairing and remodeling itself. When bones are stressed, they respond by making new cells, which in turn makes...

Are Your Bones Stressed Out?

We all know how stress can effect our overall health, but did you know that stress also has a negative effect on your bones? In times of stress, the body releases a powerful hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is an essential life hormone, however in excess, it can...