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Dr. Alexis Colvin, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, spoke with Shape.com about the impact of running endurance races on bone density. Dr. Colvin recommends weight-bearing exercises to maintain bone density and reduce osteoperosis, and cautions that excessive running can lead to stress fractures.

SHAPE article here…