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Strength Training for Osteoporosis

January 31, 2023 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM
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January 31 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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If you’re living with or worried about osteoporosis, consider incorporating strength training into your health and wellbeing routine.

It’s never too late to start an exercise program, even if you have osteoporosis. In fact, strength training can prevent further fractures or falls.

In this informational session with Crosby Wellness Center fitness specialist Allen Uson, you’ll learn how to properly and safely exercise to build strength while living with osteoporosis. Uson will explain the many benefits of continuing with a fitness program after diagnosis and will share important do’s and don’ts when it comes to fitness activities. Learn how to live with osteoporosis and stay active, an important step in maintaining your overall health and wellbeing.

Before learning “how” to incorporate strength training into your osteoporosis care, come learn “why” it’s so important to your health. Click here to register for a program on Tuesday, January 24 at 1 p.m. featuring Rothman Orthopaedics physician Dr. Epstein, who will discuss osteoporosis care.

This program is presented by Allen Uson and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with the Crosby Wellness Center.

   About the Presenter:  

Allen Uson is a fitness specialist at the Crosby Wellness Center. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise and is an ACSM certified exercise physiologist. He specializes in beginner fitness, weight management, hypertrophy, and strength training, In his free time, Allen enjoys drawing, crafting decorations, and collecting memorabilia.

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