Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 11 August 2016 What type of exercise is best for maintaining strong and healthy bones? What type of exercise is best for maintaining strong and healthy bones? Studies comparing the effects of high-endurance cycling and ultra-marathon running suggest that exercise that puts greater strain on bones, like running, tends to improve bone health more effectively than non weight-bearing activities such as cycling. Regular moderate exercise is vital for everyone, of course, but researchers recommend that people who are at an elevated risk of weaker bones should consider taking up running rather than cycling or swimming. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? Medical New medication approved for multidrug-resistant HIV From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.