We tend to think of our skeletons as a never-changing frame. However, just like other parts of our bodies, our bones are constantly being broken down and renewed.
Bones, just like muscles, are living tissue and need to be looked after. And an important part of bone care is physical activity, to enable them to gain strength and remain strong throughout life.
But what exercise or physical activity is best for bone health? You may have heard of the term 'weight-bearing exercise', but what does the term actually mean? And how do you get the most bang for your 'exercise buck' when it comes to bone health? Here, we'll answer these questions and more.