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Osteoarthritis Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Exercise.

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The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

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

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Are Making You Sick

You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don...  Read more

Day 1 of my new exercise plan!! Schedule: -40 sit ups -1 min plank (x2) -30 split jacks -20 push up
Updated 7/26/2016 3:11:30 AM

Day 1 of my new exercise plan!! Schedule: -40 sit ups -1 min plank (x2) -30 split jacks -20 push ups -1 mile light jog Anyone got any healthy but good smoothie recipes? #friend #fit #healthy #schedule #exerscise...  Read more

Do anyone know how to add an exercise that's not l
Updated 7/21/2016 11:56:33 AM

Do anyone know how to add an exercise that's not listed?????...  Read more

Day 4 eating healthy and exercising:) even got my
Updated 7/21/2016 11:47:57 AM

Day 4 eating healthy and exercising:) even got my hubby to go with me the past 2 days! While my 14 month old sat in his stroller and ate on some hotdogs! So glad our community center let's us take him with us while we exercise! Let's do this:)...  Read more

Is there a way to add an exercise machine that's n
Updated 7/21/2016 10:21:00 AM

Is there a way to add an exercise machine that's not on here. ???...  Read more

I feel I need to change up my exercise routine. I'
Updated 7/21/2016 11:17:29 AM

I feel I need to change up my exercise routine. I've hit a plateau and I need to shock my body. I don't have the money for weights right now. But I thought about doing the HIIT. We will see how that goes lol...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Overweight? Knee Pain?

If you are obese, your knees and hips experience up to 6 times as much pressure when walking down a flight of stairs & you are at risk for osteoarthritis in the kness, hands, ankles and hips. Eating tuna or salmon twice a week will give you the Omega...  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

Think Exercise is Bad for Your Knees? Think Again!

Over the years, I've gotten some interesting comments when family or friends find out I'm a runner. "Be careful- that stuff is terrible for your knees!" or "Why would you want to do that kind of damage to your joints?" are...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Osteoarthritis & Exercise

Arthritic pain has been intense today, but I feel as though I desperately need to move. So I'll commence tomorrow morning. That's the plan....  Read more

Osteoarthritis & exercise

I have a touch of osteoarthritis at the base of my thumb in my right hand. After a major car accident (end of 1999), I had a lot of pain there & had to wear a brace for a few months. X-rays showed that of the 9 pebblelike bones just above the wrist,...  Read more