If you have arthritis, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to exercise. First of all, don’t rest between bouts of moderate-intensity physical activity. This will help you increase your heart rate and improve your fitness level. It’s also important not to overexert yourself – the goal is building endurance and improving function rather than targeting weight loss or muscle strength.
The following 12 tips can help you get started on an arthritis-friendly workout routine that will make living with disability easier!
Exercise for arthritis during the day, when joints are less stiff and muscles are more elastic. A morning workout is a great time to build strength before stiffness sets in. – Warm up with five minutes of gentle stretching or walking around your house. Before starting any exercise program, check with your doctor first! – Always stretch after you’re done exercising – this will help prevent injury and soreness later on. Yoga poses can also be beneficial because they work muscle groups together instead of isolating them one at a time like other forms of exercise do which helps reduce stress on joints. – Use weight machines that don’t put pressure on elbows, knees, hips or wrists while working out at the gym if possible (or consult