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Arthritis Exercises to Promote Healing, Range of Motion

Arthritis Exercises to Promote Healing, Range of Motion

The pain, stiffness, and restricted movement that accompany arthritis may seem like a good reason to curl up in bed, but exercise is beneficial in mild-to-moderate arthritis. Arthritis exercise benefits include:

Healing. Exercise increases blood circulation and oxygenation within joint tissue, promoting repair.
Lower risk of complications. Exercise helps protect

8. Arthritis and Exercise

The pain, stiffness, and restricted movement that accompany arthritis may seem like a good reason to curl up in bed,  but exercise is beneficial in mild-to-moderate arthritis. The benefits include:

Healing. Exercise increases blood circulation and oxygenation within joint tissue, promoting repair.
Lower risk of complications. Exercise helps protect against complications that

You’re Using a Fitness Tracker—Is it Worth It?

You’re Using a Fitness Tracker—Is it Worth It?

Fitness trackers are popular! In fact, the fitness tracker market will reach $30 billion by 2020, according to industry estimates. When these fancy little devices were initially produced, they were elementary: basic step-counting tools. But the companies who make them began releasing more and more upgrades over time, meeting consumer

8. Exercise Resources

Whether you choose to exercise at home; go to a local park, pool, or community center; join a Y or health club; or even hire a personal trainer, there is no wrong way to be physically active. There are plenty of options to get you moving, track your progress, and

Appendix II: Resources

America Walks americawalks.org America Walks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit national organization, advocates for walking and walkable communities with federal agencies; provides strategy support, training and technical assistance to statewide, regional, and local organizations; and convenes the national Every Body Walk! Collaborative of 700 allied organizations.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) orthoinfo.aaos.org/main.cfm OrthoInfo provides

1. Take The Aerobic Advantage

Aerobic fitness is a life-changing gift you can give yourself—one that affects every system of your body. The word “aerobic” means needing oxygen for activity, and aerobic exercise provides that oxygen.
Aerobic fitness is also called cardiovascular fitness, which is measured two ways: 1) the amount of oxygen in blood that

7. Getting Active

Taking the First Steps
If you’re ready to get more active, start by thinking about what sounds like fun. Remember when you were a kid and it was fun to play hopscotch, jump rope, or ride your bicycle with your neighborhood friends? Most likely you didn’t think about the fact that

New Evidence for Body and Brain Benefits of Walking

Science continues to prove Hippocrates right when he said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” If you’re beginning to lag on your New Year’s resolutions, or that Fitbit you got for Christmas is gathering dust, a trio of recent studies provide incentive to get up off the couch and lace up

For Successful Weight Loss, Stick to Proven Strategies

Everyone seems to have a weight-loss solution to sell you, whether it’s the latest diet pills, special weight-loss shakes, or the best diet book ever. If these quick-fix solutions really worked over the long run, most people would be sporting svelte figures.
“Rather than on-again, off-again diets, people need to aim

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