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Gentle Yoga for Osteoporosis shows you how to integrate yoga into your exercise routine to promote bone health. Because yoga is low-impact and is easily modified to your own needs and abilities, you can safely and effectively reap the benefits of exercise by stimulating bone growth and strengthening muscles.
Whether you are looking to prevent the onset of osteoporosis or have been diagnosed with the disease and aim to reduce your symptoms, Gentle Yoga for Osteoporosis is your complete guide to relieving pain and stress through yoga.
Gentle Yoga for Osteoporosis also includes:
- An overview of the causes and symptoms of osteoporosis
- Helpful diet and lifestyle tips to improve bone health
- An introductory guide to understanding the benefits of yoga
- Important precautions to ensure safety during yoga practice
Gentle Yoga for Osteoporosis features easy-to-follow sequences designed to maximize the benefits of yoga for individuals with osteoporosis.
The Gentle Yoga series seeks to promote the many beneficial effects of yoga exercise in the treatment of specific diseases. The exercises are clearly illustrated, safe, and tailored to your condition. Each book in the series also provides an overview of the disease as well as other lifestyle tips to improve overall health and daily functioning.
Chapter 1 What is Osteoporosis? 1
Chapter 2 The Benefits of Yoga 15
Chapter 3 Safety Precautions 23
Chapter 4 The Poses 29
Chapter 5 Gentle Flows for Osteoporosis 77