April 25, 2016

No bones about it

…or are there?  Does exercise build strong bones?  NYTimes would argue that it does not, but Breaking Muscle would disagree…

A certain published author (and CFer) who spent college summers dissecting and researching neonatal rat femurs might also have some opinion on the matter:
“The increases in stiffness and failure load with a corresponding decrease in displacement would support an increase in bone strength as a result of mechanical stimulation.”
– Saunders et. al

Bone Picture


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