January 15, 2010

Tips for Starting -- and Sticking to -- an Exercise Routine

Almost everywhere you look, there are signs telling you to exercise -- from infomercials featuring swimsuit models to newspaper articles about the risks of being a couch potato.

Sorting through the myriad of exercise options can be daunting for anyone. But it can be especially daunting for people with systemic lupus -- many of whom experience joint pain, fatigue, fevers and other symptoms.

For all the hype, there is solid evidence that our bodies need exercise to thrive.

Here’s some advice on integrating exercise successfully into your everyday life.

Taken from the Lupus Now archive