Be Fitness Vigilant | ACSM’s Recommendation for Moving with Arthritis

Arthritis expert A. Lynn Millar, PT, Ph.D., FACSM, shares important tips in this infographic.

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If you are suffering from the classic symptoms of arthritis, joint stiffness and Pain, Be Fitness Vigilant.  Regular physical activity like aerobic, resistance, flexibility and neuromotor training will: reduce pain, improve fitness, improve balance, improve sense of well-being, improve sleep and decrease stiffness.

Key Tips: If you are sitting for a long period of time, get up and move regularly or at least move those stiff joints.  For example if you are experiencing knee pain or stiffness, walk around the room. When you sit back down, bend and straighten your knees a few times.

If you are currently inactive, you can start with a walk around the block or light resistance training.

An ACSM Certified Personal trainer can provide guidance, coaching and motivation you need to KEEP MOVING as part of your treatment plan for dealing with Arthritis.

If you would like to become a Certified Personal Trainer to help individuals with Arthritis or other chronic diseases, fill out the information on the form below.

In 8 months you will be ready to ensure your clients continue to Be Fitness Vigilant.