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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Oct 21, 2019

In honor of World Osteoporosis Day, Margie wants to remind us to take care of our bones. The good news is that when we take care of our bones, we see improvements in all areas of our life.

During this episode, Margie shares with us practical tips to make our bones stronger and healthier. Her suggestions are easy to implement and include information on exercise, nutrition, and supplements.




  • 01:02 - Her own personal philosophy on osteoporosis
  • 02:38 - “By taking the approach that when I do something good for my bones, I'm going to be doing great things for my life." - Margie Bissinger
  • 02:46 - Why include resistance exercises in your osteoporosis exercise program 
  • 04:46 - Guidelines for strength training
  • 06:56 - What areas of the body are most important to focus on for someone with osteoporosis?
  • 07:57 - Why is using good posture so important?
  • 12:23 - Why more is not better when it comes to taking calcium
  • 14:06 - "Get as much as you can from food first and only supplement what you're not getting from food." - Margie Bissinger
  • 14:29 - The importance of magnesium
  • 17:09 - The importance of vitamin K2, what does it do and what are good sources. 
  • 23:12 -” If you build strong bones when you are young, you can prevent osteoporosis later in life.” - Margie Bissinger 

DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.