Thank you all who replied to my post. I live on a small island so of course I do a lot of water activities. I do not take any medication for my aches and pains and overall I am ok with a steady weight. It is just that losing a bit more is kind of impossible with what I have been doing regularly. Went for a 2 hour walk on the reefs yesterday which was challenging with the uneven surface and sand but I still would not count it as cardio.
current weight: 127.0
Fitness Minutes: (51,403) Posts: 5,004 3/4/12 8:32 P
I have arthritis too. I do what exercises I can for each day. It is taking me longer to loose the weight but a little is better then none. The stationary bike seams to be the answer for me. I live where the weather is cold and snowy.A 2 mile walk takes longer some days then other, slow and steady wins the race. Good luck to you I am looking forward to the warmer day
Pounds lost: 3.0
Fitness Minutes: (67,845) Posts: 3,928 2/29/12 11:48 A
Since you live with extreme humidity, early morning is going to be your best bet to avoid that problem. Swimming is a great exercise for folks with bad joints and arthritis, so keep that up And if you combine the diet advice from Spark People with your exercise routine, you will see a lower number on the scale!
I try to stay very active as I have arthritis, bad knees, creaky joints. I try to do the boot camp excercises but can't do all. The extreme humidity here does not help at all. I do some strength training every other day and swim for an hour most days. I'm 5'1'' and 128 lbs. Help me get to 120 so it is easier on my knees.
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