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Does Anyone Lift Weights As Part Of Their Exercise Regime?

Does Anyone Lift Weights As Part Of Their Exercise Regime?

Just wondering if anyone lifts weights. I did quite frequently before being diagnosed in Jan 2018. I started going back to the gym and sticking to a programme noticed I could lift heavier the more I went but last week had the worst flare up with joint pain had to go to the hospital for my second steroid injection as they wouldn’t give me it orally as my consultant could see I was in too much pain. I’ve been put onto mycophenolate along with hydroxychloroquine as methotrexate didn’t work for me… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Anything too much is not good. With lupus you need to watch not to push it. Your body needs to work hard because of your lupus. So when you do too much it’s overload and you blow a fuse, flare. You can get stronger by not using weights. There’s a woman who trains with just her body. Never exercise daily, even walking should be every other day so your body can heal. Better to be healthy. Take care. ❤️🦋🥰🙏

posted about 2 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I just have been feeling realy good since i decided to be vegetarian, eat organic foods with no gmo also do celery juice i have been doing it almost 2 weeks i have lab work next week so they say if you eat right that realy helps so we will see if lab work improves any..I just dont wanna take something that could have side effects and it will make me start feeling bad..But i will just wait and see what they say ..Hope it starts helping yall out if your on it ..Keep me posted if it makes you better or just to many side effects..Wish yall well

posted about 2 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have had both knees replace and cannot get on the floor. So the machines work for me. I’m probably a lot older than you also. Have a great evening.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I rotate different styles of exercise. Have focused on flexibility over the past year with yoga and pilates. Usually get in some lap swimming in the summer for cardio. I'm trying to add back in some step aerobics, running, strength training as well. I recommend that you get with someone who specializes in sports massage such as an LMT. Mine just happens to teach Pilates at my gym. They can help loosen up those sore achy muscles. Your personal trainer can probably recommend someone.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Pilates (mat ans reformer) - easy on the joints but defintely strengthens and tones.

posted about 2 years ago
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