Osteogenic Loading

New Powerlifting World Record Creates Bone Health Inspiration

Have you ever heard someone say, “I exercise so I’ll have stronger bones.” In the past several years, I have seen firsthand how hard it is for people to change old habits and break outdated paradigms. Today, many think that bone strength and density can be improved with certain types of exercises. Recently published research […]

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Why Osteogenic Stimulation Works Differently Than Exercise

Exercise is great. It supports a healthy heart, burns calories, and boosts your mood. However, sometimes people think of exercise as a cure-all and completely preventative, but there are some things exercise just can’t do that osteogenic stimulation can.   Osteogenic stimulation is a new way to exercise that takes less than 10 minutes a […]

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The Secret Cure to Joint and Back Pain?

If you have joint or back pain, you know how much it can affect your life. Doctors urge patients to exercise in order to stay healthy, but joint and back pain can make exercise feel impossible. Not to mention that if you have such pain, it was likely caused from an injury doing—you guessed it—exercise. […]

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How Does Bone Density Testing Work?

Bone density is critical to healthy aging. Bones naturally break down and rebuild new bone matter through the life cycle, but as the body ages, the rebuilding process slows down drastically and can eventually lead to weak and brittle bones (also known as osteoporosis). If you are at risk of developing osteoporosis, which affects more […]

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How to Build Better Bone Health After Age 50

Most people don’t think about bone health until they’re at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become porous, brittle, and weak. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. The statistic came from a 2014 study published by […]

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Study Finds Calcium Supplements Don’t Improve Bone Health—And May Actually Hurt You

Many people take calcium supplements in the hope that the vitamins will make the aging process a little easier and less painful. However, a new study found that calcium supplements can’t offer the health benefits people hope for when it comes to bone health. In fact, says the research, calcium supplements may even be harmful. […]

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Exercise Can’t Build Bone Density as Fast as Osteogenic Loading

Bone density, or the strength and proximity of bone fibers, is something the body builds over the course of its entire existence. As young people grow, they accumulate bone density based on activity. Bone density peaks in early adulthood, and after a certain point people begin to lose bone mass faster than they can build […]

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