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Exercise

Exercise

Since it is so important for us to exercise with this illness I was wondering: What kind of exercises do you do? (Ex: yoga, tai chi, etc)

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have tried the water arobics too, I also find them the most tolerable form of exercise, especially Iae chi. Pardon the spelling, it is the water form… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Excersise

Excersise

I’m wondering how many of you Fibro sufferers exercise on a daily basis what kind of exercises do you do and for how long? I was told by my Doctor Who diagnosed me into 2thousand and four that the best thing for fibromyalgia is exercise. at the time I was so confused by this because I was working eight hours shifts I was walking 10,000 steps in an eight hour shift and I have exercise since I was 17 years old . So when he said you need to exercise I was like OK I’ve taking everything from aerobics to… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Swimming helps a lot.

posted over 1 year ago

For People That Can Exercise, What Kind Of Exercises Do You Do?

For People That Can Exercise, What Kind Of Exercises Do You Do?

I am on lyrica which is helping some, but I'm gaining weight. I can't be super active but would like some ideas of types of exercises I can do.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Hello. I was put on Lyrica back in 2003, before approved for Fibro. I gained 75lbs overall. I began a methodical decline from 450mg after 10 yrs at… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Exercise

Exercise

I am trying very hard to loose weight and get back into exercise but I was wondering what sort of excercise other do that doesn't cause too much pain? I was wondering if anybody has tried yoga and what you thought of it?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Go slow, that's my best advice. It's a new normal, and the normal progression of exercise just doesn't seem to work well without throwing me into fibro… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Energy And Exercize

Energy And Exercize

Fibro zaps your energy but your doctor tells you that more exercise will ease the pain, how do you move more if you just don't have the energy?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I understand that doing too much exercise at one time will not help. I have found that my Aquafit exercise class has, over the past several years,… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Excercise And Fibro.

Excercise And Fibro.

Because overexertion can cause alot of flare ups, what sort of exercise regimen is suggested? Are there certain types of yoga that are better for fibro and chronic pain?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yoga, yoga, yoga. I'm a self taught yogi and I cannot express to you enough how important building and stretching your muscles are. I prefer aerial yoga… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Yoga

Yoga

Does anyone know if yoga is a good exercise/treatment for fibro? I've been wanting to give it a try but have found that I am pretty limited to what exercises I can do qithout bringing on more pain.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I certainly agree with Anna. That will just add more stress and pain with an instructor that is not right for you. You will be going to Yoga for help… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Weight Lose

Weight Lose

Just wondering if anyone would have some tips to losing weight? I have changed my diet and excercise. Although I do not exercise every day. I understand that our endocrine system doesn't work properly. Gentle hugs, thank you

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am fairly inactive, but have tried a mostly vegan diet over the past three months and it has a) REALLY helped my digestion/IBS and b)
Has caused a… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Muscle Soreness After Exercise

Muscle Soreness After Exercise

When I say “exercise,” I mean 20 pushups and a few standing calf raises at my kitchen counter. My muscles feel like I had a 1 hour intense personal training session with an NFL coach. Is this normal? I do not exercise regularly but I am not carrying extra weight. I just did not expect to feel so crappy. I mean, my inner thighs near my groine hurt to the slightest touch and I did not thigh exercises. I also feel incredibly fatigued. Didnt even want to wash my hair this AM. Anyone… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

It will go away if you stay consistent with it. The more you train the less sore you become. Also you have to be replenish after heavy workouts like… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Does Anyone Exercise On A Regular Basis?

Does Anyone Exercise On A Regular Basis?

I exercised the last couple of days and have pain and stiffness on my right side really bad from my arm to my foot. I lifted some weights and jogged a bit, hoping it would make me fe better but didnt.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I like to stretch in bed before I even get out of bed. I do it slowly and do not push beyond that it makes my joints sore. Since I am not able to work,… read more

posted about 1 year ago