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Hand Exercises For Arthritis Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hand Exercises For Arthritis.

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

Exercising with Arthritis: Getting Started

If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho...  Read more

Adults with Arthritis Need to Get Active

According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, adults with arthritis aren't exercising enough. According to researchers, who analyzed data from a 2002 National Health Interview Survey: More than one-thir...  Read more

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Best exercise for my body type?
Updated 11/21/2015 7:48:48 AM

As per the title, I am wondering what sort of exercise is best for my body type. I am an ectomorph, 6ft 3inches (190cm) and 11st (70kg). The two main exercise goals are of course weight loss or weight gain, however I do not feel I fit into eith...  Read more

I need little bit of help with exercise ideas. I a
Updated 11/20/2015 12:07:53 PM

I need little bit of help with exercise ideas. I am a Floridian going 2 Michigan 4 thanksgiving. Here my main exercise is walking / jogging outside, but with what the weather looks like I don't think I will be venturing out there, I will not have...  Read more

Gained 0.1lbs in 25 or so days of no exercising an
Updated 11/20/2015 4:00:06 AM

Gained 0.1lbs in 25 or so days of no exercising and eating unhealthy. I'm very proud of that....  Read more

When I'm entering my workout exercise. It asks me
Updated 11/20/2015 4:00:32 AM

When I'm entering my workout exercise. It asks me the weight. Is that MY weight or the weight of the dumbells/machine lbs that I'm using?...  Read more

Down 15lbs I took today off exercising due to knee
Updated 11/20/2015 7:38:49 PM

Down 15lbs I took today off exercising due to knees hurting but I thing losing that much in less than a month is great! My body just wanted some down time but still eating good haven't went up to my max allowed calories so I am happy!...  Read more

My BodyMedia Fit helps me adjust my exercise

My BodyMedia helps me adjust my exercise on those days my arthritis limits my activity....  Read more

water exercises

You don't have to know how to swim to benefit from water exercises. The arthritis doctor said that was the best thing for arthritis, so you get two in one that is if you are like me and you have the arthritis....  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

How to Protect Yourself from Arthritis

"I'm too young to feel this old," says Vicki Inman, 41. She's always been very active, but a few years ago this mom of two teen girls was diagnosed with arthritis. "The pain became so severe I felt as if my leg were going to gi...  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

Hand Exercises for Arthritis

From a recent Stronger Seniors class in Chicago, some hand exercises to relieve arthritis pain...  Read more