What if we told you that it’s possible to work out and relieve stress at the same time? And that it’s easy, requires little concentration and won’t cause you to break a sweat? Or that by consistently using this hand-held object,... Read more
We've all heard the advice, "lift with your legs," and this guidance is especially true for people with weak, injured or arthritic joints.
Your body undergoes a great deal of stress and changes throughout your lifespan. The last th... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
Help With Motivation to Exercise the dieting is tough but not as hard as gettin up and motivated to exercise I have chronic back pain So I know exercise losing weight will have major benefits I stll get so stuck... Read more
Doing 30-45min of exercise a day this week only. Also not getting steps in.. I need a break from all the pressure I've been putting on myself. My body is telling me I've been pushing far to hard and it's in need of a break BIG TIME... Read more
OK I can't do an awful lot of exercise because of dodgy arthritic knees (apart from swimming of course) so I've used a tip from SP and I've exchanged my computer chair for a fitball and now I sit using my lap-top & exercising by moving about all the... Read more
Keep a SP stability ball at work and home if you can. Sit on it as you do computer work. Always have it blown up so you can instantly use it. Google exercise ball on Spark and web to get core and other exercises to do. Esp. easy on my arthritic b... Read more
It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o... Read more
For many years, people have been searching for ways to alleviate joint pain, especially those who suffer from the painful effects of osteoarthritis. Glucosamine and chondroitin are two naturally occurring substances in your body that help build and... Read more
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