Poor Air Quality’s Impact on Your Health | How Air Quality Can Affect Your Outdoor Training

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You may have heard mention of the air quality index during the weather report, usually in relation to outdoor activity — and next time make sure you pay attention. Air pollution is associated with low bone-mineral density, low bone mass and reduces bone-mineral content.A recent study published in JAMA Network Open revealed that air pollution was associated with low bone-mineral density, low bone mass and reduced bone-mineral content. Inhaling polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, both of which are associated with bone demineralization and osteoporosis. When air quality is unhealthy, move your exercise inside or train early in the morning or later at night when traffic and pollution are lowest.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteAir Quality Index (AQI Values)Levels of Health Concern0 to 50Good51 to 100Moderate101 to 150Unhealthy for sensitive groups151 to 200Unhealthy201 to 300Very Unhealthy301 to 500Hazardous

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