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Osteoporosis can't slowdown 55-year-old weightlifter

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July22, 2018)

There is a belief that when you age, the days of hitting the gym are behind you. Nothing could be further from the truth. Weightlifter Sharon Lederer is proving that, even with osteoporosis. For over a year, Lederer has been working with senior performance coach, Chris Slocum, at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute. Osteoporosis makes your bone brittle, so many stay away from weights, but Sharon's doctor recommended weightlifting to add to her bone density.

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