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High Impact Jumping May Do Wonders for Your Bones

“Past experiments have definitively established that subjecting bones to abrupt stress prompts them to add mass or at least reduces their loss of mass as people age,” according to a new article in The New York Times. Researchers monitored bone density in adolescents based on daily workout routines that varied in exposure to G forces. “Those who experienced impacts of 4.2 G’s or greater — though these were infrequent — had notably sturdier hipbones.”

Read it in The New York Times.