Tack these bone-building exercises onto your routine today.
By Margit Feury Ragland
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.