When I do push myself to quite an extreme my heart rate goes to 185, and I’m quite shattered afterwards, but that helps me stay fit. I know I have to go to the gym twice a week, so I don’t need the encouragement because I always go.
I know that it’s not just for today, it’s for 20-30 years’ time.
I do a few minutes on the treadmill, not fast, and then I do light presses.
I do exercises for my hips and then I do half an hour on the bike.
So about three years ago I stopped taking any supplements.
“ David is an active member of the UK’s National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) and attends regular support group meetings at which osteoporosis experts, nurse specialists and fracture specialists provide the latest information about osteoporosis and its treatment.
I’ve got to be careful when I drive sometimes and I don’t like to be in traffic jams because my hip begins to hurt. So there are things that affect me but I can deal with them most of the time. And for me it is important to do a lot of exercise because about 5 years ago when I wasn’t able to do to the gym for about six months, I lost my fitness levels and I wasn’t as fit as I used to be.
So it’s important for me to keep up and ensure that I do all my exercises in the gym which helps keep osteoporosis away.
I couldn’t move this time and my wife called for an ambulance - it actually took the ambulance an hour to arrive.
It was found that I had fractured my neck of femur ).