Experience what some studies say are the most bone-loading Yoga poses as we start this series with bone-loading isometrics. Bodyweight is actually a great way to place forces on the skeleton. We will use the Yoga block and strap to create resistance against our limbs. Remember that we tend to get used to the positions and motions that our daily life requires. Many joint positions are never experienced, leading to bone loss from muscle loss.
Bones become stronger with force application. Force application must be strategic and multi-directional. We must prioritize spine health, as this is a major area of bone loss due to inactivity. Also areas common to bone loss are the femoral neck, greater trochanter, and calcaneus (heel bone). This is why yoga is so great, making you work your feet!
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