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Is cycling recommended for people with osteoporosis?

Bicycling has many benefits in preventing or treating osteoporosis. Biking is an exercise that almost anyone can do, and it is considered a weight-bearing exercise for the hips and legs, which helps build bone. Because the bicycle seat holds the weight of your torso, your lower joints do not receive the pounding effect of running or walking. If you are overweight or have joint problems in your hips, knees, or ankles, biking may help loosen your joints while building supportive muscles. For people who have difficulty climbing onto a standard bicycle seat, recumbent bicycles are a good option.
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