The question: I read your advice regarding sit-ups and osteoporosis. I am 61 and have osteoporosis. I attend group classes in which we do a variety of crunch-type exercises (although never full sit-ups). Should I stop doing all of these exercises?
The answer: I know how rewarding a good abdominal “burn” can feel, but I would advise you to stop doing any version of a sit-up or crunch. Bending and curling your spine forward is not advised if you have osteoporosis. Read More