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Exercises Osteoarthritis Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Exercises Osteoarthritis.

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The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

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

Types of Arthritis

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

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Are Making You Sick

You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don...  Read more

Another good day. Adding some exercise to help the
Updated 7/23/2016 12:05:26 AM

Another good day. Adding some exercise to help the cause. Tracking my food forces me to think about what I'm eating. Knowing that last snack takes me beyond my allotted calories makes me stop and think about it. #thinkaboutthefood...  Read more

Yesterday was a HOT day so I decided to take a break from Exercise. Today I did 6,498 Steps! #fun
Updated 7/22/2016 10:57:34 PM

Yesterday was a HOT day so I decided to take a break from Exercise. Today I did 6,498 Steps! #fun...  Read more

I'm having trouble staying motivated to exercise i
Updated 7/22/2016 8:13:16 PM

I'm having trouble staying motivated to exercise in the heat...not used to the Southern humidity either...(also doesn't help I've had a Migraine the last two days!) Any suggestions?...  Read more

I know I need exercise, but mornings my only time
Updated 7/22/2016 3:07:14 PM

I know I need exercise, but mornings my only time to do it, and it would mean getting up at 4:00 am. I've done it before, and know it works... Just can't seem to stay motivated to get up! Any suggestions on what gets you out of bed early to do it!?...  Read more

My exercise for today; changing the brake pads and
Updated 7/22/2016 4:36:22 PM

My exercise for today; changing the brake pads and spark plugs on my Jeep. FUN. 😜...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Overweight? Knee Pain?

If you are obese, your knees and hips experience up to 6 times as much pressure when walking down a flight of stairs & you are at risk for osteoarthritis in the kness, hands, ankles and hips. Eating tuna or salmon twice a week will give you the Omega...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Think Exercise is Bad for Your Knees? Think Again!

Over the years, I've gotten some interesting comments when family or friends find out I'm a runner. "Be careful- that stuff is terrible for your knees!" or "Why would you want to do that kind of damage to your joints?" are...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more