There are many reasons why people have limited mobility, whether it’s from an illness, injury, disability or a weight problem. The people over at Burning Nights have made the infographic below that gives us lots of practical tips and advice on exercising with limited mobility. It’s important to remember that any type of exercise will offer health benefits. Exercise can ease depression, enhance self-esteem and relieve stress and anxiety.
For people with limited mobility, exercise can help control arthritis pain and joint swelling and improve stamina and muscle strength. Experiencing the mood-boosting effects of exercise is important not only for your body but for your mind too. Studies show that people who exercise at least once a week are happier than those who don’t. With a little dedication and creativity, physical activity can become part of your everyday life.
Although there are many challenges that come with having mobility issues, you can overcome your physical limitations and find fun ways to exercise. Finding the perfect, adaptable exercise for you is crucial so that you can strengthen your heart while improving your flexibility and mobility.
Mobility issues make certain kinds of exercise easier than others, but regardless of your physical situation, you should try and aim to incorporate three different types of exercise into your routines. Your exercises should include cardiovascular exercises, strength training exercises and flexibility exercises. Irrespective of your age or physical condition, there are plenty of ways to overcome your mobility issues and reap the rewards of exercise. Let’s find out more below!
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