Osteoporosis

Posted: 9/30/2016 2:40 AM
Many of the personal training clients who work with Vintage Fitness trainers have some form of arthritis. The arthritis societies booklet about arthritis and exercise says that: The word arthritis means inflammation of the joint ("arth" meaning joint and "itis" meaning inflammation).Inflammation is a medical term describing pain,stiffness,redness and swelling. There are more than 100 types of arthritis.Some are caused by joint inflammation,while others are caused by joint degeneration.
Posted: 9/23/2016 10:02 AM
Some of the risk factors for the disease such as gender, body frame and age are out of our control but there are many lifestyle choices such as not smoking, eating healthy foods including calcium and Vitamin D and doing weight bearing exercise. If a client has osteoporosis and no other conditions such as arthritis the best exercise is impact and weight bearing exercises. The clients that we work with at Vintage Fitness with Osteoporosis often have other medical conditions so we work to find
Posted: 5/5/2016 11:55 AM
The Vintage Fitness in home personal training team specializes in energizing the lives of people over 50 understand and empathize with clients who are scared or unmotivated to start to exercise. We work slowly focusing on a goal that is important to the client. Vintage Fitness is a team of personal trainers who work across the GTA including Mississauga, Oakville, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, Ajax, Oshawa, Pickering and Downtown.
Posted: 10/7/2015 10:17 AM
Last night on CBC’s national news they covered a story about bone density and the intake of calcium in older adults. The main crux of the story was that older adults may not need as much calcium in their diets as was once thought. If you have low bone density you should be weight training for your bone health.
Posted: 1/20/2012 5:05 AM
I did an interview with the CBC national news last night about the potential changes in how often women over 65 have their bone density tested. Here is a link to the national to have a look http://www.cbc.ca/thenational/watch/ The most important thing to track is your risk factors so that you can prevent or maintain your bone density. Some of the biggest risk factors are smoking, inactivity and lack of key vitamins such as Vitamin D. My advice is to:
Posted: 7/28/2011 3:10 AM
Toronto Rehab states that 30,000 Canadians fracture their hips every year with osteoporosis as the prime culprit. One in four women over fifty and one in eight men over fifty has osteoporosis which is often not diagnosed until after a fall. Osteoporosis Canada describes the condition as a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue which leads to bone fragility and increased risk of fracture.