Is pain preventing you from staying active? Do not let discomfort sideline you from fitness.
Is pain preventing you from staying active? Do not let discomfort sideline you from fitness. Whether you have back pain, a knee injury or another chronic ache, there are plenty of measures you can take to keep active and healthy – pain-free.
Try the "No-Excuses Workout"
How many times have you said, "I want to work out, but my arthritis is acting up"? NO MORE EXCUSES! Though it's a good idea to check with your doctor before exercising through pain (especially if you've had a recent injury), pain on its own is usually not a reason to be sedentary. In fact, staying active may be the very thing you need to help alleviate your ailment. To get started with some pain-free moves, check out two great videos from Dr. Oz's personal trainer Donovan Green: No Excuses Back Pain Workout and No Excuses Knee Injury Workout.