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Where Does It Hurt?
Back & Neck
The spine runs from the back of the neck to the lower back and can be painful and stiff from problems such as arthritis and muscle stress.
These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Shoulders are prone to arthritis injury and fracture.
Elbows can be affected by arthritis and repetitive use that can mean ongoing pain and stiffness.
These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Arthritis and osteoporosis can mean pain, stiffness or fracture.
Wrists, Hands & Fingers
Wrist, hand and finger joints are among the most important joints for performing daily activities.
The ankle is a complex joint with many moving parts, making it vulnerable to injury and arthritis.
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Follow tips on getting started and sticking with a physical activity plan.Show Articles
Don't let arthritis stop you from reaping the rewards of lifelong fitness.
Three Ways to Mentally Prep Yourself for Exercise.
Learn why you may be avoiding exercise and how to start a basic fitness program.
Break through the barriers that keep you on the couch. Pain relief and better health can be yours.
Find a gym that meets your fitness needs.
Read about the many health benefits of exercise.Show Articles
Research shows there are many reasons exercise can benefit your body, including better heart health and losing weight.
Exercise is a key component to improving health. Get more from your workout by matching your activities to your health goals.
Your muscles can benefit from stretching before a workout. Add this stretch to your warm up routine.
Studies show physical activity can keep cells young.
Get helpful advice on making and getting the most out of your fitness plan.Show Articles
How to keep exercising with arthritis, at any stage of your life.
Follow these surefire tips to make exercise a part of your life.
Team up with a friend to help you stick with your walking program.
Experts explain how to overcome nine common hurdles – from pain or exhaustion to boredome.
Don't let arthritis sap your will to work out.
Learn why this arthritis-friendly activity should be part of your exercise regimen.Show Articles
Walking is easy to do and offers many benefits.
Follow these tips to get the most benefits from your walking program.
Whether you're looking to get started or trying to stick to a walking routine, we've got several surefire strategies for success.
Take time to properly warm up before and cool down after your walk.
Learn how walking can help improve and maintain your health.
Walk to lose weight, feel great and east joint pain in just 12 weeks.
From golf to yoga, learn how you can still do the things you love with arthritis.Show Articles
How to choose a yoga class that’s right for you.
An ancient Chinese exercise offers arthritis relief through slow, gentle movement.
Try one of these joint-friendly exercises for arthritis.
Don't know how to start a fitness routine? The Arthritis Foundation has a safe, simple plan.
Be a pedal pusher and strengthen your heart, hips and knees.
Understand the guidelines and dos and don’ts of physical activity for people with arthritis.Show Articles
A mix of cardio, strength training and stretching exercises will give you a full-body workout.
Learn when to keep moving through exercise pain and when to stop.
Get the answers to your questions about beginning an exercise program here.
Learn how to keep your hips and knees limber and strong.
Work your upper body safely and efficiently with these tips.
Sometimes your body needs a break. Here are some rules for when to sit it out.
Get the scoop on the equipment and gadgets that can help you exercise with arthritis.Show Articles
Using a pedometer can help you reach your fitness goals.
Buying fitness gear with the right bells and whistles can provide a safer, more effective workout.
The right device can help you monitor workout intensity.
Trouble hitting fitness goals? Here are some tools that can help.
A good bike ride starts with a properly fitted seat.
Follow these arthritis-friendly fitness routines to get you moving.Show Articles
Circuit training offers big benefits in little time. Here's what you need to know, plus two routines to try.
Lifting weights or resistance training offers numerous benefits to help manage arthritis pain.
Dynamic stretches can both increase flexibility and help you warm up before your workout.
A recent study shows just two minutes of exercise a day can help relieve pain.
Try these low-impact exercises to keep the joints flexible between workout days.
To reap the full benefits of yoga, start each session with deep breathing and end with relaxation. Learn the proper techniques for each here.
Stay fit without straying far from your sofa.
Watch videos of sample exercises you can do at home, including yoga and tai chi.Show Articles
Use these stretching exercises to stay limber and feel great.
Sample exercise from the Arthritis Foundation's 'Tai Chi for Arthritis' DVD.
Strengthen your spine and improve your posture with these exercises.
From cat-cow to side stretches, loosen your limbs and feel good with yoga.
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