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Hand Exercises For Arthritis Resources

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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

how do you add a strength exercise to favorites? i
Updated 5/29/2015 9:24:35 AM

how do you add a strength exercise to favorites? ie push-ups, sit-ups, etc....  Read more

Beginning Exercise Very Sore
Updated 5/31/2015 1:12:17 AM

Hi, I am out of shape and have started going to the gym. Because of some joint (knee and ankle) pain, was advised to start slow on elliptical then finish on the recumbent bike. Both are with no resistance. Was advised to go at my own pace and stop...  Read more

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Updated 5/29/2015 4:53:48 AM

off exercise for 10 days-but kept portion sizes small and found i lost another two lbs. so now 187 (started 202 on april 20)..got out 2of my old skirts talmost fit--another ten lbs yet! June here we go! Who needs a motivation partner for this month?...  Read more

Major muscles and exercising them
Updated 5/29/2015 11:46:13 AM

I'm seeing a number of articles suggesting to make sure you are working all the major muscles when doing strength training ... but I haven't found (and don't know) what they are ... and if the exercise videos i'm using are covering them all wher...  Read more

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I ditto water and exercise....  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