Finding the right type of exercise is important for those with arthritis. Two main areas of exercise are aerobic exercise and resistance exercise. Aerobic exercise also known as cardio includes things like running, walking, or swimming. Resistance exercise is includes things like weight training or body weight exercises.
Tips for finding the right exercise:
- Research has shown both cardio and resistance exercise is best.
- Whatever exercise you choose, it will be beneficial to your health and to your joints.
- Do something you enjoy. This will help to incorporate exercise into your lifestyle.
Always talk to your doctor before starting a workout regimen to make sure you are exercising safely.