Contrary to common conception, it appears that osteoporosis doesn’t just affect older women, but also around 20% of men over 65.

Now, a new study reveals that young men can also use exercise to substantially increase their bone mass, which may in turn protect against osteoporosis later in life.

According to Huffington Post’s article ‘Exercises For Bone Health in Men’, young men frequently participating in ‘load-bearing’ sports/activities are less like to experience bone weakening in their later years.

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