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Bone-Building Exercises

Tack these bone-building exercises onto your routine today.

By Margit Feury Ragland

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Canoe Move starting position
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In Your 30s: Must-Do Moves

For fitness, the more "good" stress you put on your skeleton, the stronger it becomes. Try these moves from Ellen Barrett, a personal trainer and member of the Family Circle Health Advisory Board, with the heaviest weights you can manage.


Canoe Move: Strengthens your entire lower body


Starting position: Stand upright with feet together, holding one 5- to 8-pound weight in each hand at your left hip.

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