Exercise has been so hard to fit in my schedule this summer. So school starts tomorrow so I will be starting a new daily routine. I can either exercise when I get off work or when I HAVE to get up and get the kids ready for school. I think my goal will be to do 10 minutes of exercise each morning after kids are at school. Then I can relax and maybe take a nap before I go to work in the afternoon. Just think, its only 10 minutes. You can do it!
Any suggestions for simple daily exercise?? I need to do something daily so it will become a healthy habit. I need to find something that will not be stressful on my knees. I don't swim so that's out. Maybe start with stretching and toning for the first week or two then add 10 minute walk or video...
I find that any exercise may make pain worse initially but will gradually get better as long as I stick with it. For me pain is not the worst part of this problem, the debilitating fatigue is awful. But so much of life is your mind set. I tell myself to push through this flare will wane and surely it eventually does. If I don't mind it, it won't matter. I just modify higher impact exercises to make them less extreme.
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I think anything that is non-impact is ok, as long as you feel it's ok. I use a stationary bike and eliptical, but no treadmill (ouch!). I just started exercizing at all so I am just doing 20-30 minutes at a time and hoping to work myself up.
Does anyone have any suggestions for any sort of exercise that can be done with this condidtion? I have been told to go swimming but I'm not ready for that yet. I have a spinning bike and am thinking of trying this, can anyone recommend it?
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