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Arthritic Hand Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Arthritic Hand Exercises.

Squeezing Your Stress Away

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

Protecting Your Back

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

How Much Exercise Does My Dog or Cat Need?

We all know that exercise is an important aspect of an overall healthy lifestyle. The same rule applies when it comes to our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, many of our pets are much too sedentary these days, which can take a toll on both their p...  Read more

''My Fitness and Stress Went Hand in Hand''

After years devoted to raising five sons, caring for our aging parents, and volunteer work, I found the most neglected person in my life was me. In very many ways I have "let myself go". I had borderline high blood pressure, was overwe...  Read more

Water Exercise for Dogs

When my husband and I adopted a golden retriever mix, we assumed he'd be the kind of dog who loves to go for a swim or play in puddles. But whatever Jack is mixed with totally nixed the retriever's legendary love of water. When other dogs are...  Read more

Exercising with a chest cold
Updated 4/19/2014 6:15:02 PM

I have had a nasty chest cold for almost a week now and have not been able to work out/go running like I usually do. I have a 10K in a week that I would still like to participate in but I feel like I need to do some kind of cardiovascular exercise to...  Read more

Younger skin through exercise
Updated 4/17/2014 8:27:26 PM

A really interesting article on the effects of exercise on our skin. well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/16/younger-
skin-through-exercise...  Read more

Need some exercises for lower back.
Updated 4/16/2014 7:53:00 AM

I am 60years male & severely overweight. And of course unfit. After much googling I have invested in a kettlebell (30lbs) for weight loss exercise - specifically deadlifts & swings. So far with a calorie diet alone I have lost 35lbs, 285lb down to...  Read more

Fitbit exercise minutes question
Updated 4/16/2014 1:10:53 PM

I have my Fitbit synced to my SP account and as a result I don't enter my exercise minutes so I don't "double up". I've been doing a lot of exercise lately (getting ready for my first 10K race) and my calorie range has of course risen a lot with the...  Read more

Marathoning shows exercise game?
Updated 4/18/2014 10:58:55 AM

So I've become quite the show watcher lately. Currently I've been watching House M.D. and Supernatural. Now, since I'm sitting on my butt throughout most of these shows, I was wondering if anyone who (hopefully watches these shows), wouldn't mind...  Read more

Exercise While Watching TV

Sitting on my exercise ball with hand weights while watching TV. 319...  Read more

Computer Fitball

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

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

Do Glucosamine and Chondroitin Alleviate Joint Pain?

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

Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

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