For those people with arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, there are certain types of exercise that you simply can’t or shouldn’t do anymore, however, keeping active can be a key to much of the pain management, this is why exercise is so important when you are living with arthritis. Get to know which type of exercise is beneficial for people living with arthritis, depending on where you become inflamed in your body will determine which exercise is best and you can, importantly, learn how to strengthen your core.

1. Walking

Walking is a great basic starter for those who have arthritis and want to keep active. Walking strengthens bones and increases your general activity, as it is an aerobic workout, depending on how intense you make it. It is recommended to walk at a moderate to hard intensity to reap the benefits of walking. Do this 3-5 day a week, for 10-30 minutes at a time, and you’ll not only see an improvement in the walking, your breathing and your general feeling of well-being, but you are working on your bone health, which is good for any person with arthritis.