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In a research study, students with an immobilized left arm who trained their opposite wrist completely preserved both the strength and muscle volume in the left arm. (Shutterstock)

Broke your arm? Exercise the other one to strengthen it…

A research study shows that training the other limb can actually help preserve muscle in a broken and immobilized one.
Bone is a dynamic tissue that is continually broken down and reformed throughout life. from shutterstock.com

Both men and women need strong bones, but their skeletons grow differently across ages

Fracture risk is higher in older women than men, but in adolescence the reverse is true. These differences mean our approach to managing bone health for men and women changes across the ages.
Sports injuries do occur, but it’s important to remember the benefits far outweigh the risks. from www.shutterstock.com.au

How to prevent injury from sport and exercise

All physical activities carry some risk of injury. But before you retreat to the safety of the couch, it’s important to remember the benefits far outweigh the risks.

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