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Bone Builders volunteers Lois Klindworth (center) and Marge Tomczik (left) lead a class through opening stretches Monday in Jordan Tower I. The program uses light weightlifting and other exercises to help prevent osteoporosis. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

Getting pumped


A new weightlifting program at Jordan Towers aims to help participants prevent or reverse the onset of the bone disease osteoporosis — and have a good time doing it.

The free, twice-weekly class is based around Bone Builders, a national osteoporosis exercise program that combines stretching and light weightlifting to increase bone density and muscle strength.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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