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Is running recommended for people with osteoporosis?

If you are in good physical condition with no joint problems, running can be an excellent way to strengthen bones. It also is a good aerobic or conditioning exercise. Even so, you should wear good running shoes to give your feet and legs proper support. Be sure to run on soft surfaces such as grass on a playground or a golf course, and take shorter strides to lower the impact on your joints. If you feel persistent pain and stiffness after running, consider an alternative such as stair climbing.
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