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5 Reasons for Baby Boomers to Get Weight-bearing Exercise

5 Reasons for Baby Boomers to Get Weight-bearing Exercise

Baby boomers should get weight-bearing exercise to improve bone health and balance. See the top five reasons for baby boomers to get weight-bearing exercise.

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