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I would love to say that I am perfect and talk about my wonderful exercise routine that includes yoga, swimming, strength training and other things that I do to stay healthy. The reality is that I have never really loved exercise, and MS has given me about a million convenient excuses why I won’t put on my exercise gear and head to the gym (of course, I’m always going to exercise tomorrow).
Although there really are many valid reasons for my lack of enthusiasm about exercise -- heat intolerance, fatigue and uncomfortable symptoms, just to name a few –- I am going to resolve to do something physical.
We all know that exercise is good for us –- it helps keep our heart, bones and body healthy. It is especially important for people with MS to be as physically active as possible. It is one of the things we can do to ensure that we stay healthy as we age. Exercise helps reduce risk of osteoporosis, which is especially dangerous for someone with MS. Exercise also helps preserve our sense of balance and improves mood.
Because of all these benefits, researchers studied an approach to get people with MS to be more physically active. I’m going to try some of the tips listed and be determined to get into a regular exercise program. Explore different ways that you can make these ideas work for you, too.
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Tuesday, December 29, 2009