Exercises for Better Bones with Margaret Martin

 In Aging, Exercise, Osteoporosis, Pain, Women's Health

Exercises for Better Bones with Margaret Martin » Listen

Date: October 16, 2017

Episode Description

“The single thing that comes close to a magic bullet is exercise.” – Dr. Frank Hu, Epidemiologist, Harvard School of Public Health.

Many people are afraid of osteoporosis and aware of what that can mean.  Loss of balance and broken hips are a common story as we get older.  Margaret Martin has created a program to help build strength and bones!  Join us to hear how you can incorporate this into your own routine.

Dr. Risk’s Thoughts

Bone density is one of the most common fears people have about their health.  I was raised to think about my bone density and what I could do about it.  Aside from proper nutrition, we also need to be aware of the effects exercise has on our bone health.  Knowing that there is something we can do about the silent epidemic of bone loss and osteoporosis is encouraging.

Guest Information

Margaret Martin is a Physiotherapist, Personal Trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, Yoga instructor, and an expert in osteoporosis exercise. She has over thirty years of experience helping individuals like you achieve their health and fitness goals. She graduated from the School of Physical Therapy of McGill University in 1984.

Margaret is the author of three books on exercise for the active adult: Exercise for Better Bones, Yoga for Better Bones, and Strengthen Your Core. All of her books are available on Amazon. She is the author of two continuing education courses for Physiotherapists and has trained thousands of health professionals worldwide.

Margaret created MelioGuide for people to learn how to protect their bones, get strong, and achieve their health goals. You can visit Margaret at https://melioguide.com to learn more.

Margaret is the 2011 recipient of the Award of Distinction from the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

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